Spend on policing

Why is the Government creating several Police and Crime Commissioners at a time of spending cuts?

Instead of spending all this money setting the whole thing up, then paying a large annual salary (�100,000 a year, I have read) to each commissioner and, no doubt, providing them with an office and support staff, all of whom will have to be paid, why could this money not have been spent directly on policing?

Elizabeth Wood


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