Hampshire Constabulary name change plan '˜not a priority'

A PLAN to change the county's police force has been scrapped.

Friday, 23rd December 2016, 12:37 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:19 pm
Michael Lane. Picture: Malcolm Wells

Michael Lane, Hampshire’s police and crime commissioner, said changing Hampshire Constabulary’s name to include the Isle of Wight is not a priority. It was proposed by his predecessor.

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Mr Lane said he wants to keep people safe, adding: ‘Changing the name of Hampshire Constabulary is therefore not a priority.’