PCC elections: Labour's Alun Michael wins in South Wales

Former Cardiff South MP Alun Michael has been successful in his bid to become the first Police & Crime Commissioner for South Wales.

Mr Michael won in the second round, defeating Independent candidate Mike Baker with 72,251 votes to 60,784.


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.