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Who is Philip Allott ?
Philip Allott is the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, England. He was returned at the May 2021 elections, taking over the job from Julia Mulligan on 13 May 2021. Wikipedia
A police commissioner faced calls to resign last night for suggesting that women should be more ‘cunning’ about the powers of arrest in the wake of Sarah Everard’s murder.
The comments by Philip Allott, who represents North Yorkshire, were called “horribly offensive” by critics.
Wayne Couzens used her position as a Metropolitan Police officer to falsely arrest Miss Everard, 33, for violating lockdown rules before raping and murdering her.
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Allott attended the King James School in Knaresborough, and is married with a son, a daughter, and a grandson. Allott is the managing director of a public relations firm based in the Harrogate district, and was a leader of the Conservatives at the Harrogate Borough Council. Allott was previously in the Territorial Army and, at the age of 25, was elected mayor of Knaresborough, the youngest mayor in the country at the time. Allott had unsuccessfully challenged the conservative constituencies of Brent, Bolton West, and Halifax in the general elections of 2001, 2005, 2010, and 2015.
Allott has written a book, The Donkeyman, detailing his father’s business in donkey breeding and racing in the 1950s and 1960s.
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner
In the May 2021 election, Allott was reinstated as North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, garnering nearly 84,000 first and second votes. Allott took office on May 13, 2021, replacing the previous commissioner, Julia Mulligan.
In October 2021 he was criticized for his “horribly offensive” comments, after saying that murder victim Sarah Everard “should never have submitted” to arrest after she was abducted, raped and killed by the arresting police officer.
Police commissioner Philip Allott faced calls to resign for suggesting
Allott, a conservative, said yesterday in an interview with BBC Radio York: ‘Women, first of all, must be smart about when they can be arrested and when they cannot be arrested. She [Sarah] should never have been arrested and subjected to that.
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“Maybe women should consider it in terms of the legal process, to learn a little about that legal process.”
Lucy Arnold of the group Reclaim the Streets, which organized a vigil outside York Minster after the death of Miss Everard, said: “That was something horribly offensive.”
Wayne Couzens used his position as a Metropolitan Police officer to falsely arrest Miss Everard
Labor MP Barbara Keeley described the comments as ‘gruesome’ and tweeted: ‘A murder victim like Sarah Everard is not to blame for what happened when she was arrested by a serving Met officer.’
Silkie Carlo, director of Big Brother Watch, said Allott should resign “for our safety.”
She later apologized saying, “I would like to apologize wholeheartedly for my comments, which I realize have been insensitive, and wish to retract completely.”
Philip Allott Quick and Facts
- Philip Allott, who represents North Yorkshire, was branded ‘horrifically offensive’
- He said women ‘need to learn a bit’ about their rights during a police stop
- Sarah Everard was falsely arrested by Wayne Couzens before he murdered her