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Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2021

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Police and Crime Commissioners are accountable for how crime is tackled in their police force area.

The Commissioner for North Wales is responsible for holding the Chief Constable and North Wales Police to account on your behalf, and they will oversee how crime is tackled in North Wales and aim to ensure the Police are providing a good service.

The next Police and Crime Commissioner elections will be held on 6 May 2021.

Important Dates:

  • The deadline to register to vote: Monday, 19 April 2021

Register to vote


  • Deadline to apply for a postal vote: 5pm Tuesday, 20 April 2021 

Register for a postal vote


  • Deadline to apply for a proxy vote: 5pm Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Register for a proxy vote


Who can vote:

To vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner election you must be registered to vote, 18 years of age or over on polling day and:

  • a British, Irish, Commonwealth or EU citizen
  • resident in Wales, and
  • not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote


Nominations to stand as a candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner election closes at 4pm, Thursday 8 April 2021.


North Wales Police Force Area

The Chief Executive of Flintshire County Council, Colin Everett, has been appointed as the Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) for the Police & Crime Commissioners Elections. This means that he is responsible for the overall conduct of the election in the North Wales area.

Click here for more information about this election: Flintshire County Council website#

Election Notices:

Notice of Election – North Wales Police Area - 08.05.2021


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