Simon Hayes (police Commissioner)
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Simon Hayes Police Commissioner
Simon Hayes
Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner

15 November 2012 - 6 May 2016
Michael Lane
Personal details
Political partyIndependent

Simon Hayes is a British politician. He served as the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire Constabulary from 2012 to 2016. He was the first person to hold the post and was elected on 15 November 2012 as an Independent.[1] He received 47,632 first preference votes from an electorate of nearly 1.5 million on a turnout of 14.6% at the PCC Election in 2012. Hayes was one of the minority Independent PCCs country and as such has no party-political affiliations.

Hayes was the chairman of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Crimestoppers and is a former chairman of the Hampshire Police Authority.[2]

In Hayes' previous role as Chairman of the Police Authority he was also a Conservative councillor on both Hampshire County Council and New Forest District Council. He was also the Conservative candidate for Mid Dorset and North Poole in 2005.

Hayes faced accusations that he lives in Earls Barton, Northamptonshire,[3][4] However, the IPCC was satisfied that he lived in Hampshire.[5]

External links


  1. ^ "Police and crime elections: Independents on the march". BBC News. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ Lloyd, Stephen (14 November 2012). "Hampshire PCC candidates set out their stall". get Hampshire. Retrieved 2012.
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