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Geoffrey Cox

The Attorney-General

Former Conservative MP for Torridge and West Devon

@Geoffrey_Cox

Merging Police and Fire Services under Police and Crime Commissioners

There have been votes in Parliament on whether to give Police and Crime Commissioners responsibility for fire services.

Photo: Tony Hisgett

Geoffrey Cox consistently voted for merging police and fire services under 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.

All votes about merging police and fire services under Police and Crime Commissioners:

  • On 26 Apr 2016: Geoffrey Cox voted to allow Police and Crime Commissioners to be given responsibility for the Fire and Rescue Service. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2016: Geoffrey Cox voted against requiring a report on the funding requirements of the fire and rescue service before transferring responsibility for them to a Police and Crime Commissioner. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2016: Geoffrey Cox voted against requiring the consent of the relevant local councils and the fire authority, or the majority of people taking part in a referendum, before a Police and Crime Commissioner is given responsibility for a Fire and Rescue Service. Show vote

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