The candidates standing for the next Cleveland Area Police and Crime Commissioner have now been announced.
The deadline for nominations closed at 4pm today (April 7).
This year's candidates are:
- Sultan Alam, Independent
- Barry John Coppinger, The Labour Party
- Steve Matthews, UK Independence Party - UKIP
- Matthew Alexander Vickers, The Conservative Party Candidate
Residents who are not on the electoral register must apply to vote by 18 April 2016 to ensure they can vote in the election.