Rotherham councillors ‘queuing out of the door’ at new police drop-in sessions

By Gareth Dennison | 06/02/2019

Rotherham councillors ‘queuing out of the door’ at new police drop-in sessions

COUNCILLORS were “queuing out of the door” to attend a new police drop-in surgery at Rotherham Town Hall.

Senior officers have started setting aside an hour before full RMBC meetings for elected members to raise any issues.

The first surgery took place with Chief Insp Paul Ferguson and Supt Iain Chorlton on January 22.

Chief Supt Steve Chapman, the Rotherham district commander, said: “The surgery gives councillors the opportunity to have one-on-one time with members of our command team.

“Councillors can raise any issues from their wards and, equally, for us it’s a chance to talk about the positive work that’s happening in their areas.

“It was well-received last week. We had councillors queuing out the door.”

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