Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2012
For the overall result for the Thames Valley region please visit the Aylesbury Vale District Council Website by clicking here.
You can find details of the Declaration of the First and Second Count Totals for Reading Borough below
Thames Valley Police Authority Area
TVP is the largest non-metropolitan force in the country - it covers
- Three counties – Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire, covering 2,200 sq. miles
- 16 local authorities
- An electorate of 1.7m
- 217,000 postal voters
- 1,465 polling stations (of which 31 are temporary units).
The PCC has the following key roles:
- Representing and engaging with communities
- Setting priorities for the Force and preparing the annual Police and Crime plan
- Holding the Chief Constable to account
- Appointing (and dismissing) the Chief Constable
- Publishing an annual report stating how priorities and targets have been met and other information as specified by the Secretary of State to enable greater public awareness of police and crime performance in the area
Future PCC elections will be every four years - from 2016 onwards they will be held on the first Thursday in May at the same time as the local elections.
For more information about the elections, who may stand as a candidate and the role of a Police and Crime Commissioner visit the Home Office website (link below)
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