The role

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) role includes:

  • meeting the public regularly to listen to their views on policing;
  • producing a police and crime plan setting out local policing priorities,
  • deciding how the budget will be spent,
  • appointing Chief Constables and dismissing them if needed.

2016 results

Vera Baird has been re-elected as Northumbria Police's Police and Crime Commissioner.

The overall area results are:

Vera Baird (The Labour Party) 180,479

Stewart Thomas Hay (Conservative) 58,713

Melanie Hurst (UK Independence Party) 52,293

Jonathan Charles Wallace (Liberal Democrat) 34,757

See how Newcastle voted below

Vera Baird (The Labour Party) 40,129

Stewart Thomas Hay (Conservative) 9,217

Melanie Hurst (UK Independence Party) 10,790

Jonathan Wallace (Liberal Democrats) 11,180

2012 results

To see the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner results for 2012, please click here (pdf, 132kb).

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3 April 2018
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