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.

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

New funding opportunity opens for projects that reduce offending and support victims of crime

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Applications are welcomed for funding between £500 and £50,000 and can be submitted between Tuesday 1 October and Thursday 31 October at midday.

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019 1:08pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Funding agreed for Isle of Wight projects that help prevent offending and support victims

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Isle of Wight Street pastors and Isle of Wight Youth Trust are just two benefiting from recent round of grants.

Monday, 2nd September, 2019 5:32pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Last chance to have your say on anti-social behaviour in your area

Michael Lane

Residents consistently said that anti-social behaviour was one of their top concerns. Have your say.

Tuesday, 9th July, 2019 4:08pm

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

Have your valuables marked at the Royal Isle of Wight County Show

Dot Peen Machine

Police and Crime Commissioner and Country Watch invite local residents to bring small items to Royal Isle of Wight County Show for free marking to help prevent crime.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 2:58pm

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Anti-social behaviour blighting town, say Shanklin councillors

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The Police and Crime Commissioner has been invited to visit the Bay area to meet with local people and discuss the crime and anti-social behaviour problems blighting the town.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 4:48pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

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