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.
Candidates hoping to be elected as the first Police and Crime Commissioner for the Humberside Force have been out speaking to voters.
Five candidates are standing to become the first Police and Crime Commissioner for the South Yorkshire Police Force area.
Four candidates are standing to become the first Police and Crime Commissioner for the Lincolnshire Police Force area.