Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected every four years. The term of the current PCC runs until 13 May 2021. The date of the next PCC election for England and Wales is 7 May 2021.
To read about the roles and responsibilities of a PCC please visit the Home Office or the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners.
To read more about the role in Durham, please click here
There are a number of organisations who provide information and guidance about the role of the Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), including:
To read more about election guidance for PCCs, including qualifications for standing as a candidate, please visit the Electoral Commission
This webpage will be updated regularly with additional material for the 2020 Election, including responses to requests for information from candidates here. The Office of the PCC will be providing information about the role of a PCC and will hold a holding a briefing event. Once the date for this has been set, details will be made available on this page.
An explanation of the need for fair funding for Durham Constabulary can be found here
The current Acting Police Crime and Victims’ Commissioner, Steve White, would be happy to discuss the role with prospective candidates. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0191 375 2001.