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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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Dyfed Powys PCC Christopher Salmon defends mandate in face of low turnout

"Yes, it was a low turnout, but the mandate comes with the office", newly-elected Police & Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys Christopher Salmon told Kevin Ashford.

"100% of people had a chance to vote. Clearly, there are lessons to be learnt, and I'm not under any illusions about that."

"It happens at an unusual time of year - that will change in future. It's the first time for the post, and it's taken a lot of explaining to people".

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