Blaenau Gwent MP Nick Smith has called for Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary to look into claims crime reporting in the Gwent area was 'capped.' He made his call during a House of Commons debate on the rôles and powers of Police and Crime Commissioners in Wales.
Mr Smith said that the force's Commissioner Ian Johnston had not justified claims that the area's figures had been capped. He said an external inquiry is needed.
A Welsh MP is to call for the crime figures for Gwent to be examined by an external inquiry. Blaenau Gwent MP Nick Smith is expected to make the call during a House of Commons debate on the powers of Police and Crime Commissioners in Wales.
He'll tell MPs that the Gwent commissioner, Ian Johnston had called into question the force's statistics during the dispute which led to the ousting of the former Chief Constable, Carmel Napier. Mr Smith is expected to say,
A South Wales MP is campaigning for drivers to be protected from high car park penalty charges. Blaenau Gwent MP Nick Smith is also warning against personal driver registration details being sold on or passed into the wrong hands.