Clive Grunshaw regains role of Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner

Labour’s Clive Grunshaw has become Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner for a second time.

Mr Grunshaw got 135,638 votes, to take the role for a second time, after being the inaugural holder of the post between 2012 and 2021.

He replaces Conservative, Andrew Snowden, who polled 101,281 votes, while Liberal Democrat Neil Darby came third with 51,252 votes.

Mr Grunshaw said: "I want to thank the people of Lancashire for their trust in giving me back what I consider to be the best job in the world.

"I will do everything I can to repay that trust.

"It is a job where you can make a real difference to the people of Lancashire.

"It is about holding the police to account.

"The job is about returning to the neighbourhood policing model.

"The challenge is to deter people from crime and criminal behaviour and tackling anti-social behaviour.

"I cannot wait to step back into to the post.’’

The Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner is an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by Lancashire Police

The post was created in November 2012, and replaced the Lancashire Police Authority.

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