The new Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall, Alison Hernandez, is beginning her first day in office despite being the subject of a police investigation.
An outside force is investigating claims she failed to properly declare campaign expenses in the 2015 general election while she was the Conservative election agent inTorbay.
She says they were part of national, rather than local, spending.
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