Leicestershire police and crime commissioner election: Candidates' key pledges

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Leicestershire and Rutland will have a new police and crime commissioner (PCC) whatever happens when all the votes have been counted following this week’s election.

On Thursday, May 7, voters will have three choices when they cast their ballots to decide who should succeed Labour’s Lord Willy Bach, who is retiring from the role after one term.

Former East Midlands MEP Rupert Matthews is the Conservative candidate and is hoping to win back the office the Tories lost to Labour in a shock result at the 2016 election.

Former Leicester City Council leader and current city city councillor Ross Willmott is hoping to hold onto the role for Labour.

The Liberal Democrat candidate is Dr James Moore, an academic from the University of Leicester.

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