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 handed out to eleven projects to help tackle crime on the Isle of Wight

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The Police and Crime Commissioner says that keeping people safe is something that must be shared and has awarded thousands of pounds to initiatives on the Isle of Wight to help tackle crime.

Thursday, 14th February, 2019 7:14pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight schools join the battle against cyber sea monsters ahead of Safer Internet Day

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Three schools from the Isle of Wight have been involved in the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Cyber Ambassador scheme.

Monday, 4th February, 2019 9:03am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Police and crime commissioner to increase council tax by £24 per annum

PCC michael lane - outside newport ps

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane says he has gained significant public support for his proposed increase in the policing element of the council tax of £2 per month (for a Band D household) to support local policing.

Thursday, 17th January, 2019 4:56pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council vote for Fire Authority merge with Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton

Fire engine - IW Fire service name in full

Views were divided at last night's council meeting where councillors voted in favour of merging the Isle of Wight Authority with Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton, with one councillor stating the FBU only supporting it as the "least worst evil".

Thursday, 17th January, 2019 2:27pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Police Commissioner to increase council tax precept, to ‘meet current threats’

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With the proposed increase to the council tax precept for policing, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight can look forward to 200 new police officers, 60 Police Staff Investigators and and a course for new PCSOs.

Thursday, 13th December, 2018 4:02pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner with 9 readers' comments

PCC funding to help professionals better support vulnerable young people

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This partnership will ensure that hundreds of professionals across the region are better able to support young people who are potentially vulnerable and at risk.

Monday, 29th October, 2018 10:02am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Chief Constable challenged on your behalf

PCC michael lane - outside newport ps

Send your questions or concerns to the Police and Crime Commissioner, as he challenges the Chief Constable on police priorities, and concerns of the public.

Monday, 29th October, 2018 8:32am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Police commissioner hands out £300,000+ to help prevent offending

Michael Lane

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust and Citizen Advice Bureau have both received grants from the Police and Crime Commissioner for project aimed at preventing offending and support for victims.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2018 3:42pm

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

Don’t get cornered by an unhealthy relationship #RaiseaFlag

L-R Chief Inspector, Mike Haines, Youth Commission member Ryan, Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, Youth Commission volunteer Casey and HFRS Area Manager Tom Simms

Research has shown that incidents of domestic abuse rise when England Play during World Cup. A campaign to raise awareness of the signs of an unhealthy relationship has been launched.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 2:14pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Police and Crime Commissioner sends a thank you to community volunteers

PCC michael lane - outside newport ps

Michael Lane says he recognises the contribution volunteers make in keeping our communities safer and thanks them for the time they give up to make a difference to the lives of others.

Thursday, 7th June, 2018 7:34am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner with one comment

PCC welcomes funding for sexual crime victim counselling service

PCC michael lane - outside newport ps

Frankie Workers support some of the most vulnerable victims of sexual crime by offering specialist counselling at an early stage to prevent trauma developing into poor mental health.

Thursday, 24th May, 2018 12:41pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Massive ‘No Confidence’ vote in Police and Crime Commissioner

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It was revealed by the Police Federation rep today that, of those responding to a vote of no confidence in the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, 98% agreed.

Friday, 13th April, 2018 6:55pm

By William Rimell, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments