THE elected head of policing in Oxfordshire has told Boris Johnson about public crime concerns in the region.

Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld met with the Prime Ministerial candidate last Wednesday, July 3.

Revealing the liaison today, Mr Stansfeld – who said Mr Johnson had requested the meeting – said he had been 'delighted' to meet the former MP for Henley.

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He went on: "The visit provided a good opportunity for myself and other PCCs to brief one of the two Prime Ministerial candidates on the various issues facing policing today, the concerns of the public, as well as demonstrate the great work our officers do.

"Thames Valley Police, as do other forces, continue to face increasing demand and financial pressures and I was pleased that during the visit Mr Johnson made a commitment to policing; promising to make a much needed substantial investment should he become the next Prime Minister."