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".


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.