Bob has over thirty years experience in campaigning and is a member of UNISON.
Bob has wide political experience. He has served as a Branch Secretary, Town and District Councillor, Town Mayor and the parliamentary candidate for Somerton and Frome in both 1992 and 1997, when Labour turnout doubled to almost 10,000 votes despite a strong tactical vote for the Liberal Democrats.
As a politician he has a reputation for listening and serving the best interests of the people he represents: this is acknowledged by politicians from all parties.
He is a strong communicator and public speaker with wide media experience. With his political and professional experience, commitment and passion he can lead a strong campaign for Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner.