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Will elected police Commissioners improve police accountability?

British Government @ LSE public debate

Bob Ashford is a former director of strategy at the Youth Justice Board and the former Labour Party candidate in the Avon and Somerset police commissioner election.

Ian Blair held the position of commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 2005 to 2008.

Janet Foster is in the Department of Sociology at The London School of Economics. She has also worked at the Universities of Cambridge and Warwick. She is the author of two sole authored books and is currently writing a book on murder investigation. She has extensive research experience in communities and policing, has published widely and has been on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Criminology and Policing and Society.

Gordon Wasserman is a Conservative life peer appointed in 2011. He is the Government Adviser on Policing and Criminal Justice, a role he has held since 2011.


Bob Ashford | talks
Lord Blair | talks
Dr Janet Foster | talks
Gordon Wasserman | talks
Chair: Professor Tim Newburn | talks


Date and Time:

5 November 2012 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Old Theatre
Old Building
London School of Economics and Political Science

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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