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Former Conservative wins PCC election in Norfolk

A former Conservative has won the police and crime commissioner (PCC) election in Norfolk.

Stephen Bett was a Conservative Party member for 27 years. He served on Norfolk Police Authority for 16 years including six as chairman and also represented the Tories at county council level.

But earlier this year he resigned from the party and quit the county council whip to run as an independent candidate in Norfolk's PCC election.

Ex-police commander and RAF officer among new PCCs

The Conservatives have won another Police and Crime commissioner election, this time in Cambridgeshire:

A retired RAF serviceman has become the Police and Crime commissioner for Leicestershire:

A former Scotland Yard borough commander has been appointed the PCC for Surrey:


Ex-policing minister: Key test will be if PCCs cut crime

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:


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