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Lord Prescott seeks Humberside police commissioner job

10 February 2012 Last updated at 15:10 GMT

The former deputy prime minister Lord Prescott is to seek a nomination to become Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside Police.

The former Labour Hull East MP said he was seeking a nomination from the Labour party, for the role on 17 February.

The 73-year-old stepped down as an MP in 2010, after 37 years.

Police commissioners in England and Wales will be elected in November this year.