Councillor Jason Ablewhite

Cllr  Jason Ablewhite, Executive Leader of Huntingdonshire District Council, has been successful in securing the Conservative nomination for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) post, following the decision by Sir Graham Bright not to stand again.

Cllr Ablewhite will continue as Executive Leader of the council until May 2016, when he will face an election for the PCC.

He is also chairman of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Police and Crime Panel and the East of England Local Government Association.

Cllr Ablewhite said: "I am humbled to have been selected and, if elected, promise to protect our frontline policing, work with all partners in the public sector to ensure efficiency and continue to support the vulnerable and victims of crime."