When: Thursday 15th November 2012
Where: Chandos Primary School (for most residents of Digbeth) – see map below
On Thursday 15th November, voting for the new West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner will open.
The Police and Crime Commissioner will be responsible for:
- Coming up with priorities for police in the region;
- Setting the local policing budget, including the portion of Council Tax that helps pay for it;
- Holding the chief constable accountable for police performance;
- Helping improve community safety.
There are seven candidates for the West Midlands region; click here to see them all and read their manifestos.
Please note that you must be registered to vote by this Wednesday 31st October, in order to have your say in who is elected into the role. For more information about registering, please visit aboutmyvote.co.uk.