Commissioner's first big job

The Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Wiltshire is the first of the new PCCs to use their powers to elect a Chief Constable.

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'Not just rubber stamping' Macpherson speaks on new Chief Constable

They were told they'd be able to hire and fire Chief Constables and that's exactly what Wiltshire's Police and Crime Commissioner has done.

Angus Macpherson has appointment Patrick Geenty in the role of Chief Constable. It's a five year contract with an estimated annual salary of £133,000 pounds.

Mr Macpherson, himself, was announced as the first commissioner in England and Wales, back in November. He was the Conservative candidate in that election. Earlier, he spoke to Sangeeta.

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