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Police and crime commissioners

Police and crime commissioners are elected by the public to ensure the policing needs of communities are met as effectively as possible and to oversee how crime is tackled in your police force area.

Jonathan Evison

Jonathan Evison has served as a councillor on North Lincolnshire council for nine years, being Chair of Humberside Police and Crime Panel for six and has had other roles within the council including Ambassador for Steel and Heavy Industry, Vice Chair of Planning, scrutiny chairs and Mayor for two years.

He worked in the Steel industry at Scunthorpe for forty years, twenty as an Electrical Engineer and then latterly a production manager.

In addition Jonathan has served his community as a Barton Town Councillor for sixteen years, as a secondary school governor for eight – being Chair for the last three, the school is now ranked in the top 5% regionally. He also leads the Barton Bike Night committee which annually sees twenty thousand visitors and seven thousand motorcycles descend on the Town.

Jonathan also has an interest in the Arts, being a founder member of the Barton Musical Theatre and member of the Hessle Theatre Company, additionally he’s devoted twenty-eight years to the Barton Town Band as chair and leader. In 2012 the band was among the top twenty bands in the UK.

His priorities if elected are more police on the streets; making sure they are professionally trained and motivated to protect the public and bring offenders to justice. To tackle drugs and antisocial behaviour while maintaining strong support for victims of crime and to improve access to the police with easier reporting of crime. He has also pledged to engage with the public and communities and is open to supporting and developing community initiatives and events.

Prepared and promoted by Ben Weeks on behalf of Jonathan Evison, both at 32 Main Street Willerby HU10 6BU.

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