New Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire Appointed
FOLLOWING the first ever Police and Crime Commissioner election yesterday, the public voted in their thousands to appoint Julia Mulligan as their York and North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner.
Kersten England, Police Area Returning Officer for North Yorkshire Police Authority and Chief Executive of City of York Council made the announcement on Thuesday, November 16, at the results centre in York city centre.
York and North Yorkshire was the only area in the country guaranteed a woman to be at the helm of key decisions in the Force.
Kersten England said: “Congratulations to Julia Mulligan on her new appointment. Today, they join 41 newly elected Commissioners across the country, which form part of a central service within the Police workforce. I look forward to working with Julia (Pictured), as part of ourworkasSafer York Partnership, and also our partner Commissioners to help them deliver their key priorities.”
The turnout for the North Yorkshire Police Area elections was 88,615 (14.32 per cent). The highest percentage of residents to vote was in Ryedale with a turnout of 16.75 per cent in per cent.
See next week’s Selby Times for full story.
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