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The Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner, an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by Hampshire Police in the English County of Hampshire. The post was created in November 2012, following an election held on 15 November 2012, and replaced the Hampshire Police Authority. The current incumbent is Michael Lane, who represents the Conservative Party.
Senior Management Team The senior team, each of whom is a member of the Association of Chief Police Officers, is as follows: Chief Constable (CC): Olivia Pinkney Deputy Chief Constable (DCC): Sara Glen Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) Joint Operations: David Hardcastle (Shared appointment with Thames Valley Police) Assistant Chief Constable (ACC): Scott Chilton Temporary Assistant Chief Constable (ACC): Ben Snuggs Special Constabulary Chief Officer: Tom Haye The force is overseen by an elected Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) on non-operational matters (i.e. budget and priorities). The current Hampshire PCC is Michael Lane, of the Conservative Party, who was elected in May 2016.
Michael Thomas Hancock, CBE (born 9 July 1946) is a British politician. He was most recently an independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Portsmouth South. Hancock formally resigned from the Liberal Democrat whip in early June 2014 until a civil court action brought against him by a female constituent alleging improper conduct was resolved. An out-of-court settlement with the woman, known only as 'Annie', was reached later in June 2014 in which Hancock admitted that he "crossed the line" into inappropriate behaviour. Hancock's resignation was announced on 18 September 2014. He stood as an independent candidate in the 2014 Portsmouth City Council elections and lost his seat in Fratton Ward to UKIP candidate Julie Swan. The Liberal Democrats lost overall control of the council. Hancock was previously the Member of Parliament for Portsmouth South for the SDP following a by-election in 1984 until 1987
Freddie Emery-Wallis From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frederick Alfred John Emery-Wallis (born 11 May 1927) is a British former Conservative Party county councillor for Hampshire from 1973–2001, sometime Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Leader of Hampshire County Council from 1999–2001, and Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Hampshire. He was elected Lord Mayor of Portsmouth for 1968–69. Emery-Wallis suffered a "spectacular fall from grace" in 2001 after being convicted and gaoled for 9 months for two counts of indecent assault against two boys dating back to the 1960s and 1970s. He was stripped of his CBE to which he had been appointed in 1999 Birthday Honours, and Deputy Lieutenancy as a consequence. Further allegations of indecent assault against a girl were dropped in 2008 due to lack of evidence.
Responsibilities The council is responsible for public services  such as: Highway management Waste disposal Children's services (including supporting schools, families and young people) Social care Libraries Discovery Centres Museums Arts provision Country parks Public Health,
Hampshire County Council (HCC) is the county council that governs the majority of the county of Hampshire in England. It provides the upper tier of local government, below which are district councils, and town and parish councils. The county council has 78 elected councillors, and is based in the county town of Winchester. Hampshire County Council is currently controlled by the Conservative Party.
Committee membership He was member of both the defence select committee from 1999 to 2011 and has been on the Speaker's panel of chairmen since 1999. He is the vice-chairman of the all party groups on Croatia, and Russia. He was previously chair of the Russia group, until being succeeded by Labour's Chris Bryant, because he was felt to be too lenient towards Moscow: "We were concerned by Mike Hancock's pro-Putin and pro-Medvedev position. That is why I stood against him and ousted him. His research assistant, who provided secretarial support to the group, was incensed and walked out." Hancock holds various positions on the Council of Europe, including a committee position on the Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee). On 18 October 2011, amidst espionage allegations relating to his aide and mistress Katia Zatuliveter, Hancock resigned from his post on the defence select committee. (See below)
Personal life and other activities Hancock has been married to Jacqueline Elliott (also a former member of Portsmouth City Council until losing her seat in the 2014 elections) since 1967, and has a son and a daughter. The couple currently reside in Portchester in the borough of Fareham on the outskirts of Portsmouth. He has been the chairman of the southern region of the NSPCC since 1989 and has been the vice-chairman of Portsmouth Dock since 1992. He was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the same year.[7
In January 2014, Hancock was suspended from the Liberal Democrats after the party nationally reviewed the report commissioned by Liberal Democrat run Portsmouth City Council which had found "prima facie evidence of his unwelcome sexual approaches" to his constituent. The report, which has not been officially published, had become available to The Guardian in December 2013. The civil case was scheduled to come to trial in mid-June 2014, but a settlement between the parties emerged on 11 June. A week later, when details of the out of court settlement became public knowledge, Hancock apologised to his constituent (known only under the pseudonym of Annie) via a statement issued by the complainant's solicitors at the High Court in London. Any compensation paid to the complainant was not made publicly known. In part, his statement says: "I understand that you felt degraded. I did not treat you with sufficient respect. I made you feel deeply uncomfortable and discriminated against, and I crossed the line." A psychiatric report on Hancock, who is undergoing treatment at the Priory Hospital in Southampton, confirmed that he was freely able to make such a statement. Hancock resigned from the Liberal Democrats in September 2014 before a disciplinary hearing. The news was disclosed in The Independent on 18 September.[4
2012: abolition of police authorities in England and Wales In the 2010 British general election campaign, both the Conservative Party and Liberal Democrats' manifestos outlined plans, respectively, to replace or reform police authorities, both parties raising concerns about the perceived lack of accountability of police authorities to the communities they served. The Conservatives proposed to replace them with a single elected individual (a 'Police & Crime Commissioner', criticised as a model by some in policing ), whilst the Liberal Democrats proposed to introduce direct elections to police authorities, whilst strengthening their powers. Following Royal Assent of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 police authorities were abolished and replaced with directly elected Police and Crime Commissioners on 22 November 2012. Many of the outgoing members of Police Authorities stood for the role of PCC, highlighting their successive experience in the field, and many were elected.
Some of the other benefits to the new arrangement are that Commissioners with affiliation may receive direct instruction from government or party , on who to arrest or not to arrest.