“FIFTH vote of no confidence for police and crime commissioner”

“Councillors will be asked to vote on a fourth motion of no confidence in police and crime commissioner Alison Hernandez next week. The controversial politician has lost one council bid to unseat her, survived two others and narrowly avoided a fourth which was withdrawn ahead of a meeting.

None of the political resolutions have any teeth and Ms Hernandez has accused opponents of “naked politicking”.

Earlier moves have followed comments she made on a BBC radio phone-in about armed civilians and terrorists and claims that her plan to develop community policing was failing.

The latest attempt comes at Cornwall Council where Tim Dwelly, leader of the Labour group at County Hall, will table a motion an next week’s full council meeting.” …