Police & Crime Commissioner Hustings on Race Equality in Bristol

Wednesday, 27 April, 2016 - 19:30
Fielden Theatre, The City Academy, Russell Town Avenue, Redfield, Bristol
Organised/hosted by: 
Black South West Network in partnership with Up Our Street and supported by Babbasa, Bristol Somali Forum, BCFM radio, StopWatch UK and BTEG

Police & Crime Commissioner Hustings on Race Equality in Bristol

On 5th May 2016 there will be an election for Crime & Police Commissioner in Avon & Somerset http://www.avonandsomerset-election.co.uk/

Police and Crime Commissioners will be responsible for:

    Holding the Chief Constable to account
    Making sure the area has an effective & efficient police force
    Setting police & crime objectives for the force area through a Police & Crime Plan
    Setting the force budget & determining the police's portion of council tax bills (the precept)
    Bringing together community safety & criminal justice partners
    Ensuring local priorities are joined up
    If necessary, appointing or dismissing the Chief Constable

"There is greater disproportionality in the number of black people in prisons in the UK than in the United States" The Young Review

You are invited to come and meet the candidates and ask questions affecting you and your community.

Confirmed candidates include:

Sue Mountstevens, Independent

Mark Weston, Conservative

Kerry Barker, Labour

Paul Crossley, Liberal Democrat

How to book: 

To take part, simply email your questions to contact@eastonandlawrencehill.org.uk or to

Book your place now!. If you have any queries, please contact us on director@bswn.org.uk or 0117 939 6648/ 07825348976

Contact name: 
Sado Jirde
Additional contact email (optional): 
0117 9396648