John Prescott loses race to be Humberside PCC

Lord Prescott leaving Bridlington Spa in Humberside earlier today. Credit: PA Wire

Lord Prescott has lost his bid to become the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside, being beaten by the Conservative candidate Matthew Grove.

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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.