Police and crime commissioners

Police and crime commissioners are elected by the public to ensure the policing needs of communities are met as effectively as possible and to oversee how crime is tackled in your police force area.


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Elections for police and crime commissioners have now taken place. Ian Brian Johnston has been elected as police and crime commissioner for Gwent.

Statement by the Police Area Returning Officer for Gwent

This website contains more information about those candidates (where provided) and other information useful to voters. The information provided by a candidate is their responsibility, and may not reflect the opinions of myself or my council.
As Police Area Returning Officer I am responsible for coordinating the election and announcing the result in Gwent.
Police and Crime Commissioner Elections will be held in Gwent on 15 November 2012; the candidates standing in that election, alphabetically by surname (as they will appear on the ballot paper), are:

  • JOHNSTON, Ian Brian (Independent)
  • SANDISON, Hamish (Welsh Labour/Llafur Cymru)
  • WEBB, Nick (Welsh Conservative Party Candidate/Ymgeisydd Plaid Geidwadol Cymru)
  • WRIGHT, Christopher (Independent)

I can be contacted at:

Tracey Lee

Civic Centre
NP20 4UR

01633 656656



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