I would like to thank Simon for the support he has given me to date.
“It is not by accident that Suffolk is one of the safest counties; Simon has led Suffolk Constabulary through some testing financial times and I applaud him for his commitment to the Constabulary.
“I now look forward to recruiting a new Chief Constable to work with me to continue to shape our policing service to meet the challenge of keeping all Suffolk’s communities safe.”
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A wet and windy start, with heavy and perhaps thundery rain in places. This will gradually ease away westwards through the morning.