Borough Council of Wellingborough

Attack on Westminster

As a mark of respect for those killed in the Westminster terror attack yesterday, the Council's union flag is flying at half-mast.

Police and Crime Commissioner election

Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2012

Result

Adam Simmonds (Conservative) was elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Northamptonshire Police Area. Read the declaration of result of poll.     

The role of the Police and Crime Commissioner 

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) are new elected roles that will replace local police authorities. PCCs will not run the police, but will be responsible for holding the Chief Constable to account for the public. They will be able to:

  • Produce a police and crime plan setting out local policing priorities.
  • Set the local policing budget and decide how money will be spent.
  • Appoint chief constables and remove them where needed.

For further information of what role PCCs will play in their police force area and the powers that they will have, visit the Home Office website

Who is standing for election?

The statement of persons nominated has now been published, along with the notice of election agents.

Choose my PCC will give you information about the candidates.

The notice of poll and situation of polling stations has now been published.