Vernon was out and about today supporting Paddy Tipping, Labour's candidate for Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), ahead of the PCC election on 5th May 2016. Gedling Labour members joined Paddy as he spoke with local people about the work that he has done since being elected as the PCC in 2012, and about his concerns over government cuts to Police numbers.
The Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner is responsible for overseeing the direction, funding and performance of the regional police force. To find out more about the roles and responsibilities of the PCC and to see Paddy's key pledges, click here.
The voter registration deadline for the 2016 PCC elections is 18th April 2016. Make sure you're registered and able to vote on 5th May by visiting www.gov.uk/registertovote