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Election 2021

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 6 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.


You can read more about the role in Durham

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 2021 Election, including responses to requests for information from candidates.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. 

You can find explanation of the need for fair funding for Durham Constabulary.

The current Interim Chief Executive & Monitoring Officer Sharon Caddell, would be happy to discuss the role with prospective candidates.  For more information please contact  general.enquiries@durham.pcc.pnn.police.uk or telephone 0191 375 2001.  

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