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2021 England and Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Elections.

Elections of Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales will take place during 2021 on the same day as local elections in England. This will be the third time that Police and Crime Commissioner elections have been held  The election was due to take place during May 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Further details will made available in due course.


A briefing took place on Monday 24th February 2020 at Carleton Hall, Penrith for all potential PCC Candidates and Agents – more information can be found here:

Notice of Briefing Session for Potential PCC Candidates and Agents

24th February 2020 – Copy of Agenda and Presentations from Briefing Session for Potential PCC Candidates and Agents


In May 2020, the PCC elections will be held for the public to vote for who they want in the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria for the next four years.

To understand more about the roles and responsibilities of a PCC please view this short video made by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC).

More information about the role of the Police and Crime Commissioners, can be found on the Home Office website.

Anyone interested in the PCCs role within the governance of policing, you can read the guidance produced by the Local Government Association.

If you are interested in standing in the PCC election, the Electoral Commission hosts a document will all the relevant information including the qualifications needed for all candidates. If you are looking for information on how to register to vote, visit the Allerdale Borough Council website.

All relevant information regarding the current work of the Cumbrian Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner:

This page will be updated as guidance becomes available for 2020. A briefing seminar was held on 24th  February 2020 for all prospective PCC Candidates and Agents. Copies of the presentations from the briefing seminar can be accessed via the link at the top of this page.

If you have any queries or to receive more information please e-mail commissioner@cumbria-pcc.gov.uk

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