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Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election

The candidates standing for election as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Nottinghamshire have been announced.

The role of the PCC is to be the voice of the people and hold the police to account. PCC's are elected every four years. The role is diverse but is mainly focussed on the following four areas:

  • Setting the priorities for Nottinghamshire Police
  • Responding to the needs of communities
  • Setting the budget for local policing
  • Ensuring that local and national priorities are suitably resourced and monitoring the local performance of the force.

The next Police and Crime Commissioner election will take place on Thursday 6 May (2021). The following people stand nominated for election:

  • Paddy Tipping - Labour and Co-operative Party (current)
  • Caroline Elizabeth Henry - Conservative candidate
  • David Kenneth Watts - Liberal Democrat candidate

More information is available to read about each Nottinghamshire candidate on the 'Choose My PCC' website, click here to be taken to the site.

To vote on Thursday 6 May, you must be registered on the electoral roll or have applied to register (the date to apply has now passed). Unfortunately the deadline to vote by post has just passed too. However, if you want to vote by proxy, you have until 5pm on Tuesday 27 April (2021) to submit your application form. The Proxy Form can be downloaded here.

Visit the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election Portal for more information on the PCC election.

More information on how to cast your vote in the PCC election, can be found on the Nottingham City Council website.

Category: 
Appeals, Campaigns and Opportunities
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, 20 April, 2021

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