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Andy Canning

Andy Canning (Liberal Democrat)

Mr Canning has lived in Dorchester for 14 years and is a professional economist with a strong business background.

He's currently a councillor on West Dorset council and Dorchester Town Council, as well as the town's Mayor.

The Lib Dem Candidate says a way to stamp out crime is getting youngsters off the streets and giving them something to do in the community.

You can read Andy Canning's Election Statement by clicking here


Nick King

Nick King (Conservative)

Mr King is a successful businessman who's currently serving as a member on Bournemouth Borough Council.

He's also a member of the Dorset Police Authority.

The Conservative candidate is campaigning to bring the Police closer to the community and establish better links with the public.

He says he'd also offer people a tax rebate to become Special Constables.

You can read Nick King's Candidate Statement here.


Rachel Rogers

Rachel Rogers (Labour)

Ms Rodgers spent 10 years forging a career working in the prison service, which included time at HMP the Verne on Portland.

The Labour Candidate's an elected member of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and a qualified teacher. She's currently working in children’s rights.

She's keen to keep Police on the streets to help build trust between them and the local community, and sees crime prevention as the best way of protecting victims.

You can read Rachel Rodgers' electoral address here.


Martyn Underhill

Martyn Underhill (Independent)

Mr Underhill worked as a Police Officer for 30 years in Sussex and London and led the Sarah Payne murder investigation.

He's lived in Dorset for nearly 4 years now and says he's running as an independent because he can't see a political party take over Dorset Police.

The Independent wants to see more Police on the streets and more local communities getting involved with the Police as volunteers.

A big part of his campaign is improving support for victims of crime.

You can read Martyn Underhill’s Candidate Statement here.