Candidate Questions

If any prospective candidate would like further information, which is not subject to restricted access, please contact Jane Pearson, Project Support Officer, Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Lancashire.

Please note, that in the interests of fairness and transparency and in line with national guidance, information requested by candidates will be published online to all candidates in the Candidates Questions section.

Prospective candidates who would like to discuss the role and responsibilities of the OPCC with Angela Harrison, Director, should make this request in writing to Jane Pearson as above.

All enquiries, requests for information or meetings, should be directed through the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner and not via the Constabulary.

Enquiries relating to the electoral process should be directed to the Police Area Returning Officer for the election, Ms. Denise Park.  The Police Area Returning Officer is independent from the PCC and has the responsibility for the administration of the election process.  Blackburn with Darwen contact details for electoral matters are 01254 585920.

A dedicated web page on the Electoral Commission website provides information on the roles and responsibilities of Returning Officer.

Please find a link to the recent candidates and agents’ briefing presentation: PCC-Briefing-for-candidates-and-agents BwD 2016.1.0