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Thursday 6 May 2021

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Mayor of North Tyneside Council

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

5 candidates stood in the North Tyneside Council mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

The Mayor of North Tyneside is elected to lead North Tyneside Council. The Mayor chairs the council cabinet, directs the council's strategy, and sets the council budget. The Mayor's decisions can only be overturned by a two-thirds majority of councillors.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

4 candidates stood in the Northumbria Police force area.

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected to hold the police to account. They have responsibility for their police force's finance, and can appoint or dismiss the Chief Constable. Once elected, each PCC must produce a Police and Crime Plan, which sets their force's strategic direction.

Find out more about Police and Crime Commissioner elections at the Choose my PCC website.

North Tyneside Council

Valley ward

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

4 candidates stood in the Valley ward.

Where to vote

You should get a "poll card" through the post telling you where to vote.

If you haven't got one, or aren't sure where to vote, you should call North Tyneside Council on 0191 643 2270.

Read more about how to vote.

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