Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner election 2021: who is standing for election, where can I go to vote in Central Bedfordshire and what Covid-19 measures will be in place

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Here’s everything you need to know about the PCC elections on May 6

The election for the Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner will take place on Thursday, May 6. Here’s everything you need to know - including a list of candidates and all the polling stations in Central Bedfordshire.

Who is standing for election?

The candidates standing for election are:

The Bedfordshire PCC election is on May 6The Bedfordshire PCC election is on May 6
The Bedfordshire PCC election is on May 6

Conservative - Festus Akinbusoye

English Democrats Party - Antonio Vitiello

Independent - Pat Hamill

Labour - Dr David Michael

Liberal Democrats - Jas Parmar

Will Covid-19 safety measures be in place?

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Central Beds Council has said it will be putting measures in place to ensure that polling stations are a safe place to vote.

You can expect measures like those you’ve become used to over recent months such as sanitisers, social distancing and face coverings.

You can also bring your own pencil or pen, although the council has said it will make sure there are plenty of pencils to use at polling stations.

Where can I go to vote?

The full list of polling stations in Chronicle Country is as follows:

Aspley Guise Village Hall, 9 Woburn Lane, Aspley Guise

St Mary’s RC Church Hall, Aspley Hill, Woburn Sands

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Milton Bryan Village Hall, South End, Milton Bryan, Milton Keynes

Eversholt Village Hall, Church End, Eversholt

Husborne Crawley Reading Room, Husborne Crawley

Woburn Village Hall, Crawley Road, Woburn

Ampthill Community Fire Station, 30 Oliver Street, Ampthill

The Chapter House (Rear of St Andrews Church), Rectory Lane, Ampthill. Please Note:There is no parking at this venue

Ampthill Community Fire Station, 30 Oliver Street, Ampthill

Parkside Community Hall - Meeting Room, Woburn Street, Ampthill

Ampthill Library, 1 Dunstable Street, Ampthill

Clophill Methodist Church, High Street, Clophill

Maulden Village Hall, Flitwick Road, Maulden

St Mary's Maulden Church Hall, Church Road, Maulden

Arlesey Village Hall, High Street, Arlesey

Arlesey Football Club - Function Room, Hitchin Road, Arlesey

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Community & Sports Centre, Whiston Crescent, Clifton, Shefford

Community & Sports Centre, Whiston Crescent, Clifton, Shefford

Henlow Park Pavilion, Groveside, Henlow

The Old Transporter Ale House, 300 Hitchin Road, Henlow

Stondon Baptist Church Hall, 27A Station Road, Lower Stondon

St Andrews Church Hall, Shortmead Street, Biggleswade

Biggleswade Town Bowls Club, Drove Road, Biggleswade

Northfields Communal Room, Northfield Road, Biggleswade

Biggleswade Town Bowls Club, Drove Road, Biggleswade

St Peter's Catholic Church Hall, Station Road, Biggleswade

Biggleswade Youth Centre, Mead End, Biggleswade

Orchard Centre, Sullivan Court, Erlensee Way, Biggleswade

Barton Village Hall, Hexton Road, Barton - Le - Clay

Brogborough Village Hall, Ridgeway Road, Brogborough

Millbrook Village Hall, Sandhill Close, Millbrook

The Firs Cafe & Guest House, 85 High Street, Ridgmont

Cranfield Village Hall, Court Road, Cranfield

Salford Parish Hall, 9 - 11 Wavendon Road, Salford

Lidlington Village Hall, High Street,Lidlington

The Exhibition Public House - Lounge, 39 Upper Shelton Road, Marston Moreteyne

Sports Pavilion, Bedford Road, Marston Moreteyne

Lyons Community Centre, 33a Mallard Crescent

East Hyde Village Hall, Lower Harpenden Road, Luton

Kensworth Village Hall, Common Road, Kensworth

Slip End Village Hall, Markyate Road, Slip End

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Studham Village Hall (Community Room), 2 Dunstable Road, Studham, Nr Dunstable

Whipsnade Village Hall, Whipsnade

Salvation Army Hall, Bull Pond Lane, Dunstable

The Methodist Church Hall, Ashton Square, Dunstable

St Peters Priory Church Hall, Church Street, Dunstable

St Katherine of Genoa Church, 48 Katherine Drive, Dunstable

Dunstable Library, The Dunstable Centre, Court Drive, Dunstable

St Augustine's Church, Oakwood Avenue, Dunstable

Creasey Park Community Football Centre, Creasey Park Drive, Dunstable

Dunstable Community Fire Station (First Floor), 1 Brewers Hill Road, Dunstable

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Grove House (Side Entrance), 76 High Street North, Dunstable

St Fremund's Church, 185 Westfield Road, Dunstable

Holiday Inn Express, London Road, Dunstable

United Services Club, 160 High Street South, Dunstable

Downs Cafe, 171 West Street, Dunstable

Great Billington Village Hall, Gaddesden Turn, Great Billington, Leighton Buzzard

Eaton Bray Village Hall, Church Lane, Eaton Bray

St Giles Church Hall, The Ride, Totternhoe

Flitwick Football Centre, Ampthill Road, Flitwick

Flitwick Sea Cadet Unit, Althorp Close, Flitwick

Flitwick Village Hall, Dunstable Road, Flitwick

Sacred Heart Church, Pope Close, Flitwick

Chapter House, Church of St Peter and St Paul, Church Road,Flitwick

Steppingley Village Hall, Rectory Road, Steppingley

Chalgrave Memorial Hall, Wingfield Road, Tebworth, Leighton Buzzard

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Eggington Village Hall, High Street, Eggington, Nr Leighton Buzzard

St Leonard’s Church Hall, Leighton Road, Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard

Old White Horse, Watling Street, Hockliffe

Stanbridge and Tilsworth Community Hall, The Recreation Ground, Stanbridge Road, Tilsworth

Haynes Village Hall, Northwood End Road, Haynes

Houghton Conquest Village Hall - Committee Room, High Street, Houghton Conquest

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Bedford Square Community Centre, Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis

St Thomas Meeting House, Lowry Drive, Houghton Regis

Houghton Regis Memorial Hall, The Green, Houghton Regis

Houghton Regis 1st/3rd Scout Group Hut, Chapel Path (Off Cemetery Road), Houghton Regis

Bedford Square Community Centre, Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis

Linslade Community Hall, WaterlooRoad, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard

Tiddenfoot Leisure Centre, Mentmore Road, Leighton Buzzard

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Southcott Village Residents Assn (Community Centre, Off Grasmere Way, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard

The Hare Public House, 10 Southcott Village, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard

Church Riverside Scout Hut, Hockliffe Road, Leighton Buzzard

The Star Public House, 230 Heath Road, Leighton Buzzard

The Stag Public House, 1 Heath Road, Leighton Buzzard

Trinity Methodist Church, (access via Bedford Street Entrance only), North Street, Leighton Buzzard

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Sacred Heart Church Hall (LB), 5 Beaudesert, Leighton Buzzard

Brooklands Residents Association Hall, Garden Leys, Leighton Buzzard

Astral Park Sports And Community Centre, Johnson Drive, Leighton Buzzard

Leighton Buzzard Railway - Community Room, Narrow Gauge Railway, Page’s Park Station, Billington Road

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Hockliffe Street Baptist Church, 33 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard

Moggerhanger Village Hall, Blunham Road, Moggerhanger

The Church Hall, Biggleswade Road, Upper Caldecote

Northill Village Hall, Ickwell Road, Northill

Old Warden Village Hall, Main Hall, Old Warden

Broom Village Hall, High Street, Broom

Southill Parish Hall, Stanford Road, Southil

The Green Man, Southill Road, Stanford

Houghton Regis Leisure Centre, Parkside Drive, Houghton Regis

Dunton Memorial Hall, Biggleswade Road, Dunton

Wrestlingworth Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Wrestlingworth

Everton Village Hall, Church Road, Everton

Potton & District Club, Charities Hall, Station Road

Potton Community Centre, Brook End, Potton

Sutton Village Hall, 1A High Street, Sutton

Tempsford (Ebenezer) Chapel, Station Road, Tempsford

Salvation Army Main Hall, 10 Church Road, Stotfold

St Andrew's Church Hall, Church Street, Langford

Stotfold Memorial Hall, Hallworth Drive, Stotfold

Greenacre Centre (Maple Room), Valerian Way, Stotfold

Fairfield Parish Community Hall, Kipling Crescent, Stotfold

Gravenhurst Village Hall, High Street, Gravenhurst

Shillington Village Hall, 35 High Road, Shillington

Silsoe Village Hall, High Street, Silsoe

Blunham Playing Field Pavilion - Cafe Area, Barford Road, Blunham

Beeston Methodist Church, The Baulk, Beeston

Sandy Village Hall, Medusa Way, Off Engayne Avenue

Sandy Library, Market Square, Sandy

Sandy Town Council Chamber, 10 Cambridge Road, Sandy

Campton Village Hall, Gravenhurst Road, Campton

Meppershall Village Hall, Walnut Tree Way, Meppershall

Shefford Community Hall, 60 High Street, Shefford

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Shefford Town Memorial Association, 10 Hitchin Road, Shefford

Houghton Regis Children's Centre, Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis

Bedford Square Community Centre, Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis

Chalton Village Hall, Water End Lane, Chalton

Harlington Parish Hall, Church Road, Harlington

Bushmead Community Hub, (Manning Hall), Hancock Drive, Luton

Streatley Village Hall, Sharpenhoe Road, Streatley

Sundon Village Hall, Streatley Road, Sundon

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Toddington Village Hall, Main Hall, Leighton Road, Toddington

Flitton Church Hall, Brook Lane, Flitton

Flitton & Greenfield Village Hall, Greenfield Road, Flitton

The Shelter, Orchard Road, Pulloxhill

St Nicholas Church, Church Road, Tingrith

Westoning Village Hall, Church Road, Westoning