THE Labour Party is pleased to announce that Chris Vince will our candidate for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex, in the election due to be held in May 2021.
Chris Vince lives in Harlow with his fiancée, where he is also a local councillor. He left his career as a Maths Teacher to become an Accommodation Project Worker working for a local charity helping homeless people.
Chris stood to be Essex PCC in 2016. In his spare time Chris supports a number of local voluntary groups including Action for Family Carers, Razed Roof and Changing Lives – which supports young people who are vulnerable to gang and knife crime.
Chris Vince said:
“I’m delighted to be Labour’s candidate in this election. I’m looking forward to getting out and about across Essex when we can do so safely, to show local people why I’m the best choice to be the next Police and Crime Commissioner.
“I have worked directly on local community safety priorities including reducing youth violence, safeguarding vulnerable people, and tackling domestic abuse.
“If I’m elected I will be relentless in the fight against crime and I will work collaboratively with communities across Essex about how best we can work together to tackle crime.
“My priorities are keeping us all safe, cracking down on crime and catching criminals. I will ensure there is real and practical support for the victims of crime.
“I will work proactively with front-line staff, the Police Federation and the FBU to ensure they feel supported and valued.
“I will tirelessly press central government for the level of resources Essex Police and Fire need to keep us all safe”.