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Conservative Marc Jones takes Lincolnshire police commissioner role

Marc Jones, Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner at the Drill Hall, 6 May 2016 (Photo: Gregor Smith)

Conservative candidate and county councillor Marc Jones will replace Alan Hardwick as Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire following Thursday’s elections.

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Two Lincoln parliamentary candidates shun university over speaker policy

Students can be the decicive factor for the Lincoln seat at the general election in May 2015, as the incumbant Tory MP only has a 5.9% majority.
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Parliamentary candidates for both UKIP and the Conservatives have withdrawn from events at the University of Lincoln after refusing to sign an agreement for guest speakers.

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Old school Johnson ready to scrap with Osborne?

Shadow chancellor Alan Johnson has the emotional connection with the working-class family but does he have the strong credentials to talk down slippery George Osborne at the dispatch box? Photo: Downing Street

Alan Johnson, the brazen-faced man who bears the scars of hard knocks, is now shadow chancellor. But is he ready to tackle the Coalition’s cuts?

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Conservative chairman comes to the city


Eric Pickles, chairman of the Conservative party, came to Lincoln in a bid to promote Karl McCartney’s election campaign on Monday, May 3rd.

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