A faith based initiative run by Northants PCC Adam Simmonds has paid out more than £50,000 to Christian groups - but nothing to any other religious schemes

Feb 28, 2015, 02:12 PM

Northants PCC Adam Simmonds say his Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives works to help groups of all faiths - and none - fight to increase community safety and lower crime. But I found that despite having spent more than £60,000, the scheme has not given a penny to any religious groups other than Christian ones, which have been given more than £50,000. Mr Simmonds refused to appear on BBC Radio Northampton, but Krishna Thakrar from Wellingborough's Hindu Temple did...

(My article on this can be found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-31650945)