Minister for Police visit

The Minister of State in the Home Office responsible for Policing, the Rt Hon Damien Green MP, visited Penrith today to hear the Conservative candidate for Cumbria's Police & Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes, launch his manifesto.  At a meeting, chaired by John Stevenson, MP for Carlisle, Mr Rhodes outlined his 5 main priorities for Cumbria:-

  1. Establish an Executive Committee
  2. Create an Office of Public Engagement
  3. Establish an Office of Victim Support
  4. Promote Restorative Justice
  5. Embrace the good work of existing statutory agencies