Michael Lane (police commissioner)

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Michael Lane
Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner
Assumed office
5 May 2016
Chief ConstableOlivia Pinkney
Preceded bySimon Hayes
Personal details
Political partyConservative
Military service
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Navy
Years of service1972-2002
RankCommodore UK-Navy-OF6.svg
Battles/warsFalklands War
Gulf War
Cod War

Michael Lane is an English politician and former Royal Navy Commodore, and the current Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, representing the Conservative Party. He was elected to the post on 5 May 2016, succeeding the previous incumbent, Simon Hayes. Lane served as a councillor with Gosport Borough Council from 2010 to 2014.[1]


  1. ^ Cotterill, Tom (6 May 2016). "Gosport's Michael Lane is new Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner". Portsmouth News. Retrieved 10 June 2016.