Michael Lane

Michael Lane was elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in May 2016. He ran as a Conservative.

He replaced Simon Hayes, who was the first PCC for Hampshire and Isle of Wight.

Below are articles featuring Michael Lane.

Grants for Isle of Wight groups and organisations keeping communities safe during Covid-19

PCC michael lane - outside newport ps

Voluntary groups, informal community groups established in direct response to COVID-19, Parish and Town councils and schools are invited to bid for a small grant from the PCC

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 4:13pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

PCC’s online events have a focus on protecting children and older people

elderly woman's hands

The first week of events will include a celebration of national Pride month, an online boxing session, a Q&A session with Police officers and top tips for older and younger people to stay safe

Monday, 15th June, 2020 8:31am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 6 readers' comments

Submit your questions for the Chief Constable Scrutiny Session

Michael Lane PCC and police officer

Police and Crime Commissioner invites questions from the public on police priorities and performance to put to the Chief Constable

Wednesday, 10th June, 2020 9:56am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner with 10 readers' comments

Plans to tackle Modern Day Slavery in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight set out

modern day slavery

The number of suspected modern slavery victims in the UK hit a record high last year, with more than 10,000 potential sufferers of trafficking, slavery and forced labour identified

Tuesday, 9th June, 2020 5:40pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Government grant available for groups supporting victims of domestic or sexual abuse

domestic abuse

Isle of Wight groups supporting victims of domestic and sexual abuse are invited to bid for Government funding. Don't miss the 1st June deadline

Thursday, 28th May, 2020 10:04am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Police Commissioner launches £25k fund to help people stay safe during lock down

PCC michael lane - outside newport ps

Decisions on funding will be made within four days. Details of who can apply within

Thursday, 16th April, 2020 10:00am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner with 2 readers' comments

Extra money for tasers welcomed by Police and Crime Commissioner

taser on typewriter

The PCC had already committed over £800,000 to increase number of Tasers to support officers in their duties. The extra funding has been welcomed

Wednesday, 4th March, 2020 11:28am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Portsmouth Council’s Donna Jones selected as Conservative PCC candidate by two votes

donna jones in 2015

It is understood she won by two votes, beating former Southampton City Council opposition leader, Jeremy Moulton, who came second

Wednesday, 4th March, 2020 9:00am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter

Young people asked to share their views on crime and policing issues

pcc and youth commission

This year the focus of the Big Conversation is on hate crime, the exploitation of young people, for example through grooming and county lines, and serious violence, such as knife crime

Friday, 24th January, 2020 10:18am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Police and Crime Commissioner welcomes Queen’s Speech, with increase focus on victims

Michael Lane PCC and police officer

The PCC welcomes the re-balancing of the focus on violent crime, domestic abuse and Mental Health issues in the Queen's Speech

Monday, 14th October, 2019 12:46pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner with 3 readers' comments

Hate crime reporting app now available

Hate Crime Mobile App mock up

Southampton’s hate crime reporting app is now available to all Hampshire and Isle of Wight residents

Friday, 11th October, 2019 4:02pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner with 3 readers' comments

Hampshire Police to increase officer numbers by 6 per cent, with 156 new officers

Michael Lane PCC and police officer

Police and Crime Commissioner welcomes the news, as has Hampshire Police Federation, but say following ten years of cuts, the numbers are not enough

Thursday, 10th October, 2019 8:38am

By Sally Perry