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.

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Police and Crime Commissioner elections

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