PCC elections: South Wales goes to a second round

Labour's Alun Michael faces off against Independent candidate Mike Baker, as second preference votes are counted in the South Wales Police & Crime Commissioner election.

After the first round, the votes were as follows:

  • Mike Baker (Indepedent) - 46,264
  • Caroline Jones (Conservative) - 20,913
  • Alun Michael (Labour) - 66,879
  • Tony Verderame (Independent) - 8,378

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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.