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 Surrey

Elections for police and crime commissioners have now taken place. Lisa Townsend has been elected as police and crime commissioner for Surrey.

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Kate Chinn

Labour Party

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Kate Chinn - Portrait

Alex Foy Coley


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Alex Foy Coley - Portrait

Paul Kennedy

Liberal Democrat

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Paul Kennedy - Portrait

Lisa Townsend

Conservative Candidate - More Police, Safer Streets

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Lisa Townsend - Portrait

Download a PDF booklet containing the statements of all candidates standing at this election

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Statement by the Police Area Returning Officer for Surrey

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 Surrey. Police and Crime Commissioner Elections will be held in Surrey on 2 May 2024; the candidates standing in that election, alphabetically by surname (as they will appear on the ballot paper), are:

  • CHINN, Kate (Labour Party)
  • COLEY, Alex Foy (Independent)
  • KENNEDY, Paul (Liberal Democrat)
  • TOWNSEND, Lisa (Conservative Candidate - More Police, Safer Streets)

I can be contacted at:

Mari Roberts-Wood

Town Hall
Castlefield Road