It’s 50 days and counting to the election no one’s heard of…
We have been joined by candidates from across the political divide to call on Theresa May to tackle the rock bottom turnout predicted for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections in November.
This letter comes after thousands of our supporters contacted Theresa May demanding that she take action to avoid the PCC elections resulting in the lowest turnout in British election history.
The signatories for the open letter include the Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Brian Paddick; one time Deputy Assistant Commissioner in London’s Metropolitan Police Service, Ann Barnes, former Deputy Chair of the National Association of Police Authorities, and Martin Underhill, the detective who worked on the Sarah Payne case – together with PCC candidates from across the country and the political spectrum.
The letter asks the Home Secretary to rethink the way the Police and Crime Commissioner elections are being run and takes some common sense steps to get voters engaged with the process.
We’re calling on Theresa May to
The Home Office seems to think that if you build it, they will come, but we know this isn’t how elections work. If the Home Secretary is serious about people having a say she needs to listen to the warnings coming from all sides and take action now.
Send a message to Home Secretary Theresa May today telling her: If you’re going to do it, do it right. Write to Theresa May.