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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.

Candidates for Essex

Elections for police and crime commissioners and police, fire and crime commissioners have now taken place. Roger Hirst has been elected as police, fire and crime commissioner for Essex.

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Statement by the Police Area Returning Officer for Essex

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 Essex. Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Elections will be held in Essex on 6th May 2021; the candidates standing in that election, alphabetically by surname (as they will appear on the ballot paper), are:

  • Hirst, Roger (The Conservative Party Candidate)
  • Tilbrook, Robin Charles William (English Democrats – “More Police – catching criminals!”)
  • Vince, Chris (Labour and Co-operative Party)
  • Whitehouse, Jon (Liberal Democrat)

I can be contacted at:

Adrian Pritchard

Rowan House
33 Sheepen Road
Colchester
CO3 3WG

adrian.pritchard@colchester.gov.uk

01206282211

www.colchester.gov.uk