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In 2012 our young people & staff wanted to meet the PCC candidates, Martin Surl arrived and everyone warmed to his honest, open personality and his down to earth approach. Little did we know, a few years later, The Commissioners Fund was to save us from closure. That...

There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that Martin is the right person to hold the office of police and crime commissioner. His commitment to community projects as part of a wider policing plan is to be applauded. Independent of any political party or...

Martin has delivered clear value to Gloucestershire as our PCC in tough and complex times. I’ve watched others across the country achieve far less and I’ve been pondering how Martin has delivered so much more for us. I’ve concluded that his combination of experience, competence...

Politics does not feature on Martin Surl’s agenda as Gloucestershire’s Police Commissioner. What I like about him is that he believes that helping the community has a positive effect on breaking the cycle of crime. He has been brave in putting a proportion of his budget into...

Martin has really tried his best to support the voluntary sector, especially young people's projects. He's listened to our concerns and also put resources into different projects and ideas that demonstrate how the police and communities can work together to make the County a better...

How could they have got it so wrong? Last week the Health Secretary dashed the hopes of frontline officers when he decided they would get no priority in vaccine rollout. Worse than that, they wouldn’t even be getting the left overs! Damaging for moral The Chair of the Police...

If Gloucestershire and the Forest of Dean in particular is to continue to have a voice , it needs Independent minded leaders such as Martin Surl. For too long  our County and our district suffered as party political dogma dictated that other areas and other...

We can all agree that “You can’t please all the people all the time”.

We all have differing views, good days and bad days and none of us are perfect or infallible.

You could not have survived in either of my former professions if you thought otherwise.