Ex-headmaster in Cumbria Police Commissioner bid

A former headmaster has been chosen as the Conservative candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner in Cumbria.

Richard Rhodes, chair of Cumbrian Probation Trust, will stand in the elections on the 15 November.

Labour members have chosen Patrick Leonard, a director of a housing association in Carlisle, as their candidate for the role.

It is likely that the Liberal Democrats will choose South Lakeland Councillor Pru Jupe as their candidate.

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