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. Vera Baird has been elected as police and crime commissioner for Northumbria.

Statement by the Police Area Returning Officer for Northumbria

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 Northumbria.

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections will be held in Northumbria on 15 November 2012. The candidates standing in that election, alphabetically by surname (as they will appear on the ballot paper), are:

  • Andras, Peter (Liberal Democrats)
  • Baird, Vera (Labour Party Candidate)
  • Baxter, Alistair (UK Independence Party (UKIP))
  • Butler, Phil (The Conservative Party Candidate)

I can be contacted at:

Dave Smith

Police Area Returning Officer
Electoral Services
Room 3.17
Civic Centre
Sunderland
SR2 7DN

0191 561 1144

elections@sunderland.gov.uk

www.sunderland.gov.uk/elections

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