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Clause 1 — Police and crime commissioners

Part of Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:45 pm on 12th September 2011.

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Photo of Steve Pound Steve Pound Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) 7:45 pm, 12th September 2011

I am grateful. The Minister is entirely right to congratulate Bernard Hogan-Howe, but I am sure that he will also want to offer a word of commiseration to the other candidates, excellent as they were in their way—particularly, if I may say so, Sir Hugh Orde.