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The former policing minister Nick Herbert, who oversaw the implementation of the concept of Police and Crime Commissioners, has tweeted 10 points about today's elections. They include:
Lord Prescott has lost his bid to become the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside, being beaten by the Conservative candidate Matthew Grove.
- West Midlands: Bob Jones, Labour
- Warwickshire: Ron Ball, Independent
- West Mercia: Bill Longmore, Independent
Simon Hayes has defeated former Conservative minister Michael Mates to become Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
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This unique experiment in democracy won't be remembered for the first police commissioners, but for how little it caught voters' attention.
Lord Prescott has lost his bid to become the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside.