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Police and Crime Commissioners

The first ever Police and Crime Commissioners have been elected in our region but turnout in the poll was at a record low level.

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Government denies failing to promote Police & Crime Commissioner elections

The Government has denied claims it didn't do enough to promote elections for Police and Crime Commissioners.

Last week seven new Commissioners were elected to oversee the seven police forces in our region. But fewer than one in five people actually went to the ballot box to vote. This afternoon one Lincolnshire MP told the Commons that major mistakes were made.

Gainsborough MP Edward Leigh questioned the Government's role in Parliament.

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