£56,000 crime job, but only apply if you’re Labour

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West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is under fire after advertising for a well-paid deputy among Labour Party members only.

Mark Burns Williamson, who is paid £100,000 a year, is seeking a deputy on a salary of £52,995 to £56,571.

He said: “The government when introducing Police and Crime Commissioners set up the role of deputy to allow a commissioner to have someone to help them who shared their values, and those of the people that elected them.

 

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