Tory PCC candidate (and former minister) faces fraud probe over election

8th November, 2012 11:37 am

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Fascinating stuff from James Lyons in the Mirror today, who reports that:

“Former Tory Minister Michael Mates is being probed for alleged electoral fraud over his attempt to become one of David Cameron’s new police commissioners. The crony of crooked tycoon and Tory donor Asil Nadir, will be grilled by police over claims he broke election laws by giving a false address to win the lucrative post. The investigation is a huge embarrassment for the PM in the run-up to next Thursday’s polls for the 37 controversial new jobs.”

These PCC elections are a farce…

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