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Cabinet roles for Calendar region MPs

Julian Smith MP Credit: Twitter

Julian Smith, the Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon has been appointed Deputy Chief Whip by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Meanwhile, John Hayes, the MP for South Holland and The Deepings has been given a ministerial role in the Department of Transport.

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Julia Mulligan re-elected as North Yorkshire PCC

Conservative Julia Mulligan has been reelected as North Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner.

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The contest with Labour's Steve Howley went to a second count.

Janet Waggott , Police Area Returning Officer for North Yorkshire Police Authority and Chief Executive of Ryedale District Council made the announcement at the results centre in Malton.

“Congratulations to Julia on her new appointment. Today, she joins 41 newly elected commissioners across the country, which form part of a central service within the Police workforce. I look forward to working with Julia, as part of our commitment to deliver the North Yorkshire Community Safety Partnership, and also our partner commissioners to help them deliver their key priorities.”

– Janet Waggott

The turnout for York and North Yorkshire elections was 135,642 (22.47 per cent). The highest percentage of residents to vote was Craven with a turn out of 33.98 per cent.

Marc Jones elected Lincolnshire's new Police and Crime Commissioner

Conservative Party candidate Marc Jones has been elected as Lincolnshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner.

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He fought off competition from Victoria Ayling (UKIP), Lucinda Preston (Labour), and Daniel Simpson (Lincolnshire Independents).

Jones who received 48,033 votes overall will succeed outgoing Independent Alan Hardwick in the post.

Victoria Ayling finished second with 37,420 votes.

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