On Thursday 6th May 2021, there will be an election to decide who will be the new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the Avon and Somerset Police area. The election will be held across the Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire council areas.
The inaugural Avon and Somerset PCC election was held on 15th November 2012.
The current PCC, Sue Mountstevens (Independent), announced in January 2020 that she would not be standing for re-election in 2020.
Note: This election was originally due to take place on Thursday 7th May 2020 but was postponed due to the impact of the coronavirus emergency.
The Notice of Election was published on Monday 22nd March 2021 (see below) and nominations will be accepted until the deadline on Thursday 8th April 2021.
The deadline for voter registration is Monday 19th April 2021. If you are unsure whether you are registered to vote, please contact the SGC helpline on 01454 863030.
Register to vote (GOV.UK)
- 9th April 2021: Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll
- 22nd March 2021: Notice of Election
Kerry Barker (Labour)
Cleo Lake (Green Party)
Heather Shearer (Liberal Democrats)
Mark Shelford (Conservative)
John Smith (Independent)
If you are aware of a prospective candidate or reference link that is missing from the above list, please let us know.
Avon & Somerset PCC election news
29th March 2021 | BBC News
Avon and Somerset PCC candidates 2021
25th March 2021 | Bristol Post
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