Independent candidate wins in Dorset

The Conservatives were dealt a blow in Dorset as independent candidate Martyn Underhill clinched the county's first police and crime commissioner role ahead of Tory representative Nick King.

There is more reaction and analysis at ITV Meridian.


PCC record-low turnout inquiry

A post-mortem was under way today into the first elections for police commissioners in England and Wales after the poll was marred by a record-low turnout. A detailed inquiry has been ordered by the Electoral Commission.