Barry Coppinger

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Barry Coppinger
Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner
Assumed office
15 November 2012
Preceded byOffice created
Personal details
Political partyLabour

Barry Coppinger is the Labour Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner. He is the first person to hold the post and was elected on 15 November 2012.[1]

Background[edit]

Barry Coppinger has been involved in local politics for 29 years, first as a Councillor and later as Police and Crime Commissioner.[2] He has represented a number of wards in Middlesbrough with his last before election being Pallister Park in the east of Middlesbrough.[3] Coppinger has also served on the Executive of Middlesbrough Borough Council, holding the Social Care portfolio.

In addition to being a Councillor, Coppinger was also on the Cleveland Police Authority, Cleveland Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership and Cleveland Joint Emergency Planning Committee.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Barry lives in Linthorpe, Middlesbrough with his wife and children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barry Coppinger". coppinger4pcc.co.uk. Archived from the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Candidate Statement of Councillor Barry Coppinger". topofthecops.com. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Councillor Barry Coppinger". www.middlesbrough.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 29 August 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Barry Coppinger". www.labournorth.com. Retrieved 16 November 2012.