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NOTE: On Friday, 13 March 2020, the UK Government announced that all elections scheduled to be held on Thursday, 7 May 2020, would be suspended for one year due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

The Coronavirus Act (c. 7) 2020, which received Royal Assent on 25 March 2020, formally postponed any elections for an Elected Mayor for a Combined Authority from 7 May 2020 to 6 May 2021, and postpones the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections, stating that they be held instead in 2021.

In addition, please note that all public meetings have been cancelled up to Tuesday, 28 April 2020, due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

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