Police Commissioners start work

Wales' four elected Police Commissioners will officially begin their new roles today. The job involves deciding police budgets, appointing chief constables and setting up a crime plan for their area.

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Dyfed Powys PCC Christopher Salmon: Election 'a great privilege'

Mr Salmon beat Labour's Christine Gwyther to the post Credit: Dyfed Powys Police

Newly-elected Police & Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys Christopher Salmon has issued a statement following his win.

"It is a great privilege to be elected as the first Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys. I am extremely grateful for the trust people have shown in me."

“Police and Crime Commissioners are an important reform to our local government. Like all such changes they are also controversial."

"To those who still harbour doubts, I am listening. I will work to ensure that the role becomes an influential, respected and - most importantly - effective position."

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PCC elections: 'Narrow lead' for Conservatives in Dyfed Powys

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running total now for Dyfed Powys Lab 28298 Con 28706 ...just waiting for Ceredigion declaraion

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408 votes between Lab and Con in Dyfed Powys count ...waiting for Ceredigion declaration ...Con narrow lead

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Ceredigion had lowest turnout in Dyfed Powys at 14.8 per cent

PCC elections: Second count likely in Gwent

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Supporters of independent PCC candidate Ian Johnston are confident he’s done well across Gwent: enough to go to a second vote?

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Gwent PCC election second count likely: reports ind Ian Johnston has won Caerphilly; Labour’s Hamish Sandison has won Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent

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