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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: Delyn MP blasts "shambolic" turnout

David Hanson MP at the Flintshire count Credit: Ian Lang/ITV News Wales

Delyn MP and Shadow Police Minister David Hanson has described the turnout in the election as "shambolic".

"The buck stops with the Goverment" he said, as he watched the election count in Flintshire.

'"They refused a free post and they refused to promote this in an effective way".

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