PCC election: Useful information

By on 17/10/2012 in Elections, News

Birmingham citizens are being reminded not to lose out on their opportunity to vote for the first ever West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner on November 15.

Polling cards have been issued to households across Birmingham and you have until October 31 to register to vote.

Those who do vote will have a direct say on who will take on the role of Police and Crime Commissioner whose powers will include:

  • Setting the priorities for police in the West Midlands
  • Working to understand and respond to public priorities
  • Setting the local budget and the part of council tax that goes to policing
  • Holding the Chief Constable to account for police performance
  • Making crime and disorder reduction grants
  • Working with other agencies to improve community safety

For more information go to: http://www.choosemypcc.org.uk/

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