Police and Crime Commissioner elections November 2012
Results of the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections
The results of the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections on Thursday 15th November 2012 are shown below.
|Candidate's Surname||Other Name(s)||Electoral Area||Party||Doncaster Votes||Total Regional Votes|
|ALLEN||David||Doncaster||English Democrats - "More Police - Catching Criminals"||7,321 (20.72%)||22,608 (15.56%)|
|ARNOTT||Jonathan William||Sheffield||UKIP||3,232 (9.14%)||16,773 (11.54%)|
|BONSON||Nigel Stuart||Sheffield||The Conservative Party||5,433 (15.38%)||21,075 (14.51%)|
|TEAL||Robert||Barnsley||Liberal Democrat||1,694 (4.79%)||10,223 (7.04%)|
|WRIGHT||Shaun||Rawmarsh||Labour Party||17,017 (48.17%)||74,615 (51.35%)|
Doncaster Spoilt votes 627 (1.77%)
What is the Police and Crime Commissioner?
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) will be an elected individual overseeing policing in South Yorkshire. The PCC will represent the public in a role to reduce crime and reoffending and deliver an effective and efficient police service within their area.
The role of the PCC was introduced under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 which was passed in September 2011. The act requires a PCC in each of the 41 police force areas in England and Wales (outside London).
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