Police and Crime Commissioner election results declared for Thames Valley Area

The election for the Thames Valley Area Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) was held on Thursday May 6 and the votes have now been counted.

Published: Monday, 10th May 2021

Matthew Barber was elected after a second round of counting, using second preference votes. He will take office on 13 May.

The results after the first round of counting were as follows:

Candidate Description Votes
BARBER
Matthew David
The Conservative Party Candidate 267,404
CARTER
Laetisia
Labour and Co-operative Party 175,123
HOWSON
John Orrell
Liberal Democrats 110,072
ROBINSON
Alan Gordon
Independent 77,210

After the second round of counting, the results including second preference votes were as follows:

Candidate Description Votes
BARBER
Matthew David
The Conservative Party Candidate 313,148
CARTER
Laetisia
Labour and Co-operative Party 233,446

The votes were tallied at decentralised counts at 13 local authorities and reported to the regional hub at Spiceball Leisure Centre in Banbury.

Overall turnout across the Thames Valley Police Area was 35.9 per cent. View a detailed breakdown of the results.

View background on the PCC election and links to further information about the PCC.