David Ruffley

Former Conservative MP for Bury St Edmunds

Police and Crime Commissioners

Elected Police and Crime Commissioners are individuals responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of the police in England and Wales.

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David Ruffley generally voted for the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners:

  • On 4 Jul 2012: David Ruffley was absent for a vote on Police and Crime Commissioners — Election Rules Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: David Ruffley voted in favour of introducing elected police and crime commissioners for each police area in England and Wales outside of London. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2011: David Ruffley voted in favour of introducing Police and Crime Commissioners to provide strategic direction for, and oversight of, police forces. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: David Ruffley was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2011: David Ruffley was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — New Clause 4 — Inquiry Before Introducing Police and Crime Commissioners Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: David Ruffley voted to introduce Police and Crime Commissioners, to give local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and in support of the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: David Ruffley voted to introduce Police and Crime Commissioners, to give local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and in support of the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 8 Sep 2010: David Ruffley was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Crime and Policing Show vote

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