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  As a former High Sheriff of Gloucestershire and indeed even before, I have seen first hand how Martin Surl’s dedication and contribution to the county has had outstanding results. Not only does he contribute 1% of his budget to charities, projects and groups whose sole...

What I like about Martin is that he is genuinely very passionate about making Gloucestershire a safer and better place to live for all residents. He believes in the power of the local community, engaging them to help achieve this through using some of his...

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...

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...

Gloucestershire’s Chief Constable and my message this Easter is clear .... we need the public to abide by the Government’s social distancing rules and stay at home. It is my job to hold the Chief Constable Rod Hansen to account on your behalf . I do this through regular formal and informal meetings.  But in these different times, even the way I hold to account has to change and adapt to the world we are currently living in.