First count sees Tory Anthony Stansfeld lead the way in Thames Valley PCC elections

The polling station at Shenley Lodge

The polling station at Shenley Lodge

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THE results for the first count in the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner election have been revealed.

A second count is now taking place with results expected to be revealed after 4pm.

The leading candidates at the moment are Conservative Anthony Stansfeld and Labour candidate Tim Starkey.

The overall turnout across Thames Valley was 13.3 per cent, exactly the same percentage of people who turned out in Milton Keynes yesterday.

The results of the first count in MK saw Mr Starkey poll 8,495 votes and Mr Stansfield 6,015.

Independent Geoff Howard received 2,816 votes, Liberal Democrat John Orrell Howson got 2,390 votes, UKIP’s Barry Cooper managed 2,342 votes and Independent Patience Tayo Awe polled 1,268 votes.

Throughout Thames Valley area, the first count leaders were Mr Stansfeld with 76,811 votes and Mr Starkey with 56,631. This pair got through to the second count.