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Full Name
Nicholas Kenneth Alston


Kenneth F. Alston Florence B.Cowling/Alston

Political party
Conservative Party

University of Cambridge

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Nicholas Kenneth Alston CBE (born 1952) was the Conservative Essex Police and Crime Commissioner.


Nick Alston Essex PCC Nick Alston says he will not stand for reelection BBC News

He was the first person to hold the post and was elected on 15 November 2012. The turn-out in Essex for the 2012 PCC election was 12.8%.


Alston was born in 1952 in Harwich. His father, Kenneth Alston, served in the Police Force for 37 years eventually rising to the rank of Deputy Chief Constable of Essex Police before retiring in 1971. He attended amongst others King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford, before going to Queens' College, Cambridge to read Natural Sciences in the same year as his father retired.

He was commissioned as an Officer in the Royal Navy and then served for 30 years in Her Majesty's Civil Service. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1997 New Year Honours, at which time he was an assistant secretary with the Ministry of Defence.


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