A North East MP says more people must be encouraged to vote for Police and Crime Commissioners if the role is to receive proper scrutiny.
PCCs were elected to each police force in England last November. Their responsibilities include managing budgets as well as hiring and firing Chief Constables.
Overall turnout at the election was less than 15%. The Wearside Labour MP Bridget Phillipson says that is bad for democracy.
The Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon, Julian Smith, supports the change. He says PCCs are more accountable to the public than the previous system.
Watch them both here:
You can see the full interview with Julian Smith MP and Bridget Phillipson MP on Around The House at 11:35pm tonight on ITV.
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