Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Election 2024

A Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) election will be taking place in Newcastle-under-Lyme (and the Staffordshire area as a whole) on Thursday 2 May 2024.

This will be the first borough-wide election taking place in Newcastle that will require voters to be provide voter ID at polling stations. Please read for further details.

This will also be the first PFCC election to use the ‘first-past-the-post’ voting system where voters will be asked to vote for a single candidate. Previous PFCC elections have used a supplementary vote system where voters were asked to vote for a first and second choice. This election, and all future PFCC elections, will now use the ‘first-past-the-post’ method. 

The Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) is responsible for the overall conduct of Police and Crime Commissioner elections in a particular area. East Staffs Borough Council will be responsible for the overall administration of the PFCC election for the Staffordshire area.

The notice of election will be published on this website on Monday 18 March 2024 and will also be on display in the reception area of Castle House.

This page will be updated with further information as the election timetable progresses.

You can find more information about Police and Crime Commissioner elections on the Electoral Commission website.