Devon & Cornwall's Chief Constable has told ITV News that discussions are on going with other forces regarding allegations that she failed to properly declare campaign expenses in last year's General Election.
Alison Hernandez was the Conservative Party's Election Agent for Torbay. Now the expenses forms that she signed, and the returns of three other Conservative Agents in Devon and Cornwall, are being investigated.
Today Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer said 'it's not the start anyone would have chosen' but it's how it's dealt with that matters:
Devon & Cornwall's new PCC has been sworn in today, despite calls for her to stand aside while she is investigated.
Devon and Cornwall's new crime commissioner, Alison Hernandez, will be sworn in today despite being under a police investigation.
Devon & Cornwall's new Police and Crime Commissioner faces calls to "stand aside" over allegations she failed to declare campaign expenses