Cumbria votes for first police commissioner

Police officers
Voters are being asked to chose a commissioner to oversee Cumbria police Credit: ITV Border

Voting takes place in Cumbria in the county's first election for a Police and Crime Commissioner.

PCCs are being elected to each police force in England outside London. Their responsibilities will include overseeing budgets, setting priorities and appointing Chief Constables.


Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Elections for Police and Crime Commissioners will be held in Cumbria on 15th November