Police Commissioner Appointed

Graham BrightConservative Sir Graham Bright was elected Cambridgeshire’s first police and crime commissioner, beating Labour’s Ed Murphy after two rounds of voting.

Sir Graham failed to get an outright majority after the first round of voting, pulling in some 23,731 votes to Murphy’s 17,576, but passed the crucial 50 per cent plus one vote ratio after the second round, where he pulled in 7,909 second choice votes.