Paddy Tipping has today, Saturday, been successfully re-selected as Labour’s Candidate for the 2016 Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner election.
Paddy was reselected following receiving affirmative nominations from Nottinghamshire constituency Labour Parties and affiliate organisations.
Speaking after his reselection, Paddy Tipping said: “I am delighted to have been reselected as the Labour candidate for police and crime commissioner and to reaffirm my commitment to the people of Nottinghamshire.
“There can be no denying that the past four years have been extremely challenging for policing in Nottinghamshire. With extreme pressures on our budget due to cuts by the Conservative Government, and with further budget cuts to come, we have been doing everything we can to address the current financial situation, whilst maintaining the number of police officers.
“My main focus has been, and will always be, the protection and safety of local residents and if elected I will continue to put victims and citizens at the very heart of policing in Nottinghamshire.
“I will further my pledge to reduce anti-social behaviour, give extra resources to tackle domestic violence and crimes against women and girls and ensure that all victims of crime are treated as people and not cases with a properly funded victim support service.
“I recognise the importance of being fair, honest and protecting tax-payers money and over the last four years I have listened to local people and I will remain committed to tackling the issues that people tell me matter most to them where they live.”