Has April 1st come early?

From the Star website posted today:

Councillor eyes top police job

Published on Sunday 11 March 2012 09:04

A BOROUGH councillor is bidding to be named South Yorkshire’s new police and crime commissioner.

Coun Shaun Wright, Rotherham Council member for Rawmarsh since 2000, is the current South Yorkshire Police Authority vice-chairman and plans to seek nomination as Labour’s candidate for the new role.

The 44-year-old, a serving magistrate in Rotherham, is up against South Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable Med Hughes for the nomination. Read on…