The Police Area Returning Officer welcomes the interest of the media in elections and recognises the important part they play in the electoral process.

If you are interested in receiving information about the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections to be held in the Hampshire Police Area on Thursday, 7 May 2020 as and when it becomes available, please email communications@southampton.gov.uk providing your name, contact email address, your job title and details of the organisation you represent. Please put ‘PARO 2020’ in the subject line.

There will be a media briefing at 10:30am on 22 April 2020. This will include technical support regarding operations within the O2 Guildhall and Civic Centre together with an overview of how the count collation process will be delivered. If you would like to attend please let the communications team know by e-mail to communications@southampton.gov.uk