Get involved! Send your photos, video, news & views by texting COUNTY GAZETTE to 80360 or email us
Date set for Police and Crime Commissioner election
7:30pm Saturday 22nd September 2012 in Somerset
AVON and Somerset’s first Police and Crime Commissioner will be elected on Thursday, November 15.
Anyone else has until October 19 to announce they are contesting the election. If you wish to vote you need to contact Taunton Deane Council to make sure you are registered.
The commissioner will be responsible for setting the police force’s priorities, overseeing its budget and hiring the chief constable.