Mulligan wants to see high police presence on streets

North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Julia Mulligan, re-elected in last Thursday county-wide vote said later  that she intended to see £3m allocated to the county put to protecting vulnerable residents.

Monday, 9th May 2016, 8:12 am
Updated Monday, 9th May 2016, 9:16 am
Julia Mulligan

In addition, Mrs Mulligan, the Conservative candidate in the four-way election, said she aimed to see a high visible police and police community officer presence in North Yorkshire.

She said: "During my first term as commissioner I have tried to protect vulnerable people in North Yorkshire."

Mrs Mulligan was elected with a total of 65,018 votes while her nearest rival, Stephen Howley (Labour) polled 44,759.

The other candidates were Mike Pannett (Ind) who polled 30,984 and James Blanchard (Lib Dem) who polled 13,856.

A massive 7,669 voting papers were rejected because people had voted for more than one candidate, or their slip was ruled inadmissible due to the way it had been completed.

In Scarborough just under 15,000 people voted, 18.42 per cent of those eligible. This was the lowest turnout in North Yorkshire.

Scarborough figures:




LIB DEM=1,018