Labour's Tony Lloyd becomes Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner (From Prestwich and Whitefield Guide)
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Labour's Tony Lloyd becomes Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner
3:30pm Friday 16th November 2012 in News
Labour's Tony Lloyd has become Greater Manchester's first police and crime commissioner.
He is elected as the first police and crime commissioner with 51.23 per cent of the vote.
The turnout figure for Greater Manchester was just 13.93% and the total votes cast were 278,974,
Mr Lloyd will earn up to £100,000 in the role. He will control police budgets, set priorities and have the power to hire and fire chief constables, replacing the police authority.
Tony Lloyd, Labour: 51.23%
Michael Winstanley, Conservative: 15.6%
Matt Gallagher, Lib Dem:14.8%
Roy Warren, Independent: 9.8%
Steven Woolfe, UKIP: 8.5%.