North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner result can be a new start - The Yorkshire Post says

Whichever candidate is successfully announced to be the new Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner in North Yorkshire, it is a chance for a new dawn.

Pic: Simon Hulme.

People went to the polls yesterday to vote in the by-election after the resignation of previous incumbent Philip Allott, who had come under intense pressure to go after comments he made following the murder of Sarah Everard.

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Mr Allott told listeners of BBC Radio York - Sarah’s home town - that she should have not “submitted” to arrest by her killer Wayne Couzens, who at the time of his crimes was a serving Metropolitan Police officer.

When the new commissioner takes their role, they should be ready to restore integrity to the office so that residents have faith in their authority.

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