The Yorkshire Post carried this story in today’s edition:
Police tsar criticised as public foots £6,500 home security bill
By Martin Slack
Published on Tuesday 5 February 2013
ONE of Yorkshire’s recently-elected Police and Crime Commissioners was under fire last night after it emerged taxpayers footed the £6,500 bill for security measures at his family home.
Shaun Wright, also a Labour member of Rotherham Council, is paid £85,000 for the commissioner’s job, and is entitled to a £12,000 councillor’s allowance, which he does not claim.
Last night he defended the cost of a series of security measures at his home in South Yorkshire, and angrily claimed detailed discussion of the issue was “putting his wife and family at risk”. Read on…….
And from the Star: Police commissioner spends £6.5 on security at his South Yorkshire home