Police line-up on polling day
Date published: 13 November 2012
Lawyer Steven Woolfe has been selected as UKIP's Police and Crime Commissioner candidate for Manchester.
THE time has come to go to the polls to vote for the first Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner.
The elected person will be handed a £100,000 wage packet to take responsibility for hiring and firing chief constables, setting the force’s £289million budget and outlining its priorities.
The PCC will replace the Greater Manchester Police Authority in a bid to provide an accountable figurehead for police forces.
Five candidates — representing the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, UKIP and an independent — are standing for election on Thursday.
For their full election statements outlining what they believe they can bring to the role buy Tuesday’s Chronicle or register to read digital editions
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