Police and Crime Commissioner Elections
PCC Election result expected later
Voting has now closed in the Police Crime Commissioner Elections. The elected Commissioner will replace the current Surrey Police Authority and their role will include:
- Setting the police budget and the police share of Council Tax
- Overseeing crime prevention and reduction work in Surrey by liaising with agencies to ensure a unified approach to crime
- Being able to appoint a Chief Constable for Surrey
- Being the voice of the people and holding the police to account
- The Police and Crime Commissioner will be elected on a four-yearly cycle and their performance will be scrutinised by the new Police and Crime Panel (PCP).
The notice of election, the notice of deadline for submission of election addresses and the notice of poll have been published.
Candidates standing in the PCC Election
There will be one set of candidates for the Police and Crime Commissioner across the whole of Surrey. All voters can make a first and second choice (their supplementary vote) from the list to decide who will oversee how crime is tackled in Surrey. View the candidates at Choose My PCC.
There will be corresponding changes to the count process, with the possibility of a second stage count of second preferences if no candidate gets over 50% of the votes in the first count.
Watch the Home Office video on why to vote for your local Police and Crime Commissioner.
For more information about the Police and Crime Commissioner election visit:
- The Electoral Commission
- The Home Office
- Local Government Association
- Association of Police and Crime Commissioners
- Surrey Police Authority
Page owner: Teresa Maughan. Last updated: 16/11/2012 11:48