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North East endorses devolution deal

The North East Combined Authority has voted to accept an historic multi-million pound devolution deal for part of the region.

The move, which took place at Durham Civic Centre, will see the authority receive £30m a year over the next 30 years and given control over other investment.

The North East would also get a directly elected mayor.

North-East devolution decision expected today

A decision on a historic multi-billion pound devolution deal is due today.

A decision on a historic multi-million pound devolution deal for part of the region is due later today.

If it's accepted, the North East Combined Authority would receive £30m a year over the next 30 years, and given control over other investment.

The North East would also get a directly elected mayor.

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No change as all four Police and Crime Commissioners re-elected

There was no change in the North East as all four Police and Crime Commissioners were re-elected.

Vera Baird was re-elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria:

  • Vera Baird (Lab) 180,479
  • Stewart Hay (Con) 58,713
  • Melanie Hurst (UKIP) 52,293
  • Jonathan Wallace (LD) 34,75

Ron Hogg was re-elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Durham:

  • Peter Cutherbertson (Conservative) 18,797
  • Ron Hogg (Labour) 50,915
  • Craig Martin (Liberal Democrat) 10,060

Julia Mulligan was re-elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire after second preference votes were counted.

Results after second round of votes:

  • Julia Mulligan (Conservative) 65,018 votes
  • Steve Howley (Labour) 44,759

Results after first round of votes:

  • James Blanchard (Lib Dem) 13,856
  • Julia Mulligan (Conservative) 53,078
  • Stephen Howley (Labour) 34,351
  • Mike Pannet (Independent) 30,984

Barry Coppinger was re-elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland after second preference votes were counted.

Results after second round of votes:

  • Barry John Coppinger (Labour) 41,337
  • Matthew Alexander Vickers (Conservative) 25,229

Results after first round of votes:

  • Sultan Alam (Independent) 11,895
  • Barry John Coppinger (Labour) 32,733
  • Steve Matthews (UKIP) 17,005
  • Matthew Vickers (Conservative) 18,196

Julia Mulligan re-elected as North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Julia Mulligan has been re-elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

The elections went into a second round of counting after none of the four candidates picked up 50% of the vote.

Julia Mulligan says her focus will be on protecting vulnerable people and trying to improve services for victims.

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