Gill Furniss to contest Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough by-election The widow of former MP Harry Harpham has been selected as Labour’s candidate to fight the by-election triggered by his death from cancer. Gill Furniss will contest the Sheffield Brightside and … Continue reading
Christine Gilligan Kubo chosen as Green Party candidate for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough The Green Party has announced its candidate for the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough by-election. Christine Gilligan Kubo will fight for the seat, which has been vacant since … Continue reading
Lib Dems select Shaffaq Mohammed to fight for Brightside and Hillsborough seat Shaffaq Mohammed will be the Liberal Democrat candidate in the upcoming Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough by-election. The city councillor for the Ecclesall ward launched his campaign for the … Continue reading
Three women have been named on the Labour shortlist for the upcoming Brightside and Hillsborough parliamentary by-election in Sheffield. The seat has been vacant since the death of Labour MP Harry Harpham in February. The three people on the shortlist … Continue reading
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Dropping through letterboxes across Rotherham, the latest edition, summer 2013, of the Labour Voice. The usual hand wringing, drivel and crocodile tears are on display throughout, but this image appears on the front page and I couldn’t resist displaying it … Continue reading
Looks like Wright is already out of his depth.
I would have thought as PCC he would have dealt with this without having to refer to the Complaints Commission.
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