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.