David Watts

Liberal Democrat Councillor For Bramcote, Parliamentary Candidate for Newark and Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire Learn more

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Zero Tolerance On Racism

by David Watts on 11 April, 2021

Racism in the police and criminal justice system cannot be tolerated. This video sets out my views. View it here.

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Dealing With Drugs

by David Watts on 10 April, 2021

I want an evidence based to dealing with drugs. the so called war on drugs isn’t working so lets try something that is. I explain more in this video. Click here to see it.

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Bin The Bill

by David Watts on 10 April, 2021

The governments Police, Crime, Courts and Sentencing bill is one of the most illiberal bills ever introduced by a government, This video explains why I am so opposed to it. See it here.

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Why Vote For Me?

by David Watts on 7 April, 2021

I’m standing to be Nottinghamshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner. This video explains why I am the best person for the job. Click on the Read More button and then view it here.

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What is a Police and Crime Commissioner

by David Watts on 7 April, 2021

I’ve created this short video to explain what a Police and Crime Commissioner is. View it here.

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Facebook Page

by David Watts on 4 April, 2021

Ive created a new page on Facebook to support my campaign to be the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire. You can visit this at David Watts for Nottinghamshire | Facebook

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Fair Votes For Police and Crime Commissioners

by David Watts on 2 April, 2021

No more wasted votes! Police and crime commissioners are elected using the supplementary vote system. This video explains how that works. https://youtu.be/Vv7uwfJeVxc

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Police and Crime Commissioner

by David Watts on 2 April, 2021

I’m delighted to now be confirmed as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner election in Nottinghamshire. I’d like to thank all my colleagues for putting their trust in me. This is the first time that the Lib Dems have contested the PCC elections in the county and so we’re going at […]

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Ten Years In Prison For Annoying The Tories!

by David Watts on 14 March, 2021

Priti Patel’s Policing Bill, being introduced to parliament tomorrow, includes a power to lock people up for ten years if they engage in a protest that might “seriously annoy” people. Two summers back I protested against the unlawful shutting down of parliament. I imagine that seriously annoyed Boris Johnson, especially when the Supreme Court unanimously […]

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Lib Dems condemn Tories’ attacks on rule of law

by David Watts on 29 September, 2020

In a policy motion passed this evening at the Liberal Democrats’ Autumn Conference, the Party has condemned “Dominic Cummings’ long history of attacking the rule of law”. The motion stated “the rule of law is fundamental to our society”, calling for the Government to drop plans “to restrict judicial review, weaken the Human Rights Act or […]

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