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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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14.3% turnout in Gwent PCC vote

The turnout for the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Election has been confirmed by Newport City Council, which is handling the force-wide count, at 14.3%.

Ballot papers were validated for the Gwent election last night. Counting begins at 10am in Newport. Verification of ballots began in the Dyfed Powys, North Wales and South Wales elections at 9am.

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