Newly elected Police and Crime Commissioners from across the East Midlands will take oaths today to accept their new roles. They were voted into power on Friday.
Their responsibilities include overseeing policing and controlling force budgets. Alan Charles is the new PCC for Derbyshire, Paddy Tipping is the new PCC for Nottinghamshire, and Sir Clive Loader is the new PCC for Leicestershire
Bob Jones, PCC for the West Midlands, will today officially begin his duty and hold his first press conference.
Just what is a Police and Crime Commissioner? Find out here in simple terms.
The newly elected Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) were announced today. Here is a complete list of the PCCs.