Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates

The Liberal Democrats have selected candidates in four of the five counties of the North West, and will select their fifth next week.

Members in Lancashire have selected Afzal Anwar of Pendle to be the party standard bearer in November.

In Merseyside members picked former Liverpool Council group Leader and two time Liverpool Parliamentary candidate Paula Keaveney. (see her blog here)

In Cheshire Ainsley Arnold of Macclesfield got the Liberal Democrat nod.

Former police officer Matt Gallagher will stand in the election for Police and Crime Commissioner in Greater Manchester. (see his blog here)

Cllr Pru Jupe is expected to be confirmed as the candidate in Cumbria next week.

North West Liberal Democrat Chair Professor Jo Crotty said, “The Liberal Democrats have selected candidates from our strength in depth.

“They will stand on a distinctively Liberal Democrat platform and provide voters with a real choice.”