Leicestershire police and crime commissioner results

Conservative Sir Clive Loader has been chosen as Leicestershire's first police and crime commissioner.

Leicestershire: Sir Clive Loader (Conservative) elected

TURNOUT DOES NOT INCLUDE SPOILED BALLOT PAPERS

Turnout: 124,162 (16.0%)

Second round

Candidate

Party

Final total

%

Status

Sir Clive Loader

Conservative

64,661

55.5

Elected

Sarah Russell

Labour

51,835

44.5

First round

Candidate

Party

1st pref

%

2nd pref

Sir Clive Loader

Conservative

59,915

48.3

4,746

Sarah Russell

Labour

42,403

34.2

9,432

Suleman Nagdi

Independent

21,744

17.5

Find out more about these candidates below.

SIR CLIVE LOADER - Conservative

Sir Clive Loader Sir Clive Loader said he had experience of running a big budget

Sir Clive Loader is a retired RAF serviceman who spent 30 years with the force.

As a front-line pilot he participated in air operations over Belize, the Falklands, Iraq and the Balkans before becoming air chief marshal and receiving a knighthood in 2006.

He has pledged to bring the same "effectiveness, efficiency and professionalism" to the county's force as he said could be found in the RAF during his three decades of service.

Sir Clive Loader's election statement

SULEMAN NAGDI - Independent

Suleman Nagdi Suleman Nagdi said he had the ability to "galvanise" communities

Suleman Nagdi has lived in Leicester for most of his adult life and wants to use his experience as a community leader to improve the police force.

A former member of the Rhodesian Army, Mr Nagdi has served as a magistrate and a community advocate in the city.

Describing himself as "a pioneer", Mr Nagdi said he would put victims first and work to improve confidence within the police service.

Suleman Nagdi's election statement

SARAH RUSSELL - Labour

Sarah Russell Sarah Russell said tackling anti-social behaviour was a priority

Sarah Russell has lived in Leicester for 12 years and has been a councillor with Leicester City Council since 2007.

She currently chairs the Safer Leicester Partnership which brings together the police, Probation Service, NHS and city council.

Her election pledges including opposing police services being contracted out to the private sector and targeting anti-social behaviour by guaranteeing victims get a police response within 24 hours.

Sarah Russell's election statement

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