|Lorne Edmond Green|
|Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner|
|Assumed office |
5 May 2016
|Preceded by||Stephen Bett|
|Alma mater||Dalhousie University|
Lorne Edmond Green is a Canadian-born English politician and former diplomat, who is the current Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk, representing the Conservative Party. He was elected to the post on 5 May 2016, succeeding the previous incumbent, Stephen Bett.
Born in Nova Scotia, Green is a graduate of Dalhousie University in Halifax. He joined the Canadian Department of External Affairs after graduation, and held diplomatic posts in Pakistan, Iran and Yugoslavia, as well as serving at the Canadian High Commission in London under Paul Martin, where he was promoted to become the mission's press officer. In the 1980s, he served on NATO's Nuclear Planning Group in Brussels dealing with the controversy surrounding cruise missiles, and was also Director of Nuclear and Arms Control Policy in the Department of National Defence in Ottawa, Ontario.
Police and Crime Commissioner
|Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner election, 2016|
|Party||Candidate||1st round||2nd round|
First round votes Transfer votes
|Total||Of round||Transfers||Total||Of round|
|Liberal Democrat||Jacky Howe||12,838||8.30%||
|Conservative gain from Independent|
- "Tory Lorne Green ousts Stephen Bett as Norfolk PCC". BBC News. BBC. 6 May 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
- Waldie, Paul (28 August 2016). "Retired Canadian diplomat becomes police commissioner in England". The Globe and Mail. Toronto.
- Donaghy, Greg (2015). Grit: The Life and Politics of Paul Martin Sr. Vancouver: UBC Press. p. 342. ISBN 978-0-7748-2911-3.
- Dickson, Annabelle (9 May 2016). "What we know about the new police and crime commissioner for Norfolk Lorne Green". Eastern Daily Press. Norwich.
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