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Paddy Tipping Elected Notts Police Chief

Labour candidate Paddy Tipping has been elected Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner. Tipping received 65919 votes. Independent candidate Malcom Spencer received 52789 votes.

Turnout at the election was 16%. The turnout across the country has ranged from 10-20%.

Tipping has said that he is “committed to working with local people for change.  I want to ensure that our Police listen and respond to the views of local residents.  Your concerns are my concerns and I’ll speak up for you with a strong voice”.

In a Question Time held at the University of Nottingham, Tipping also pledged to set up student surgeries.

Emily Tripp

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