SITTING Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has come first in Blackburn with Darwen Borough in the election to choose who occupies the post for the next four years.

It is one of fourteen council areas in the county which voted on Thursday for the position as part of a series of local polls.

The results are being collated at Blackburn's King George's Hall before being announced later today.

The votes in Blackburn with Darwen Borough have been announced by its chief executive and election returning officer Denise Park.

Labour's Mr Grunshaw secured 18,497 votes.

His chief rival Conservative Andrew Snowden got 10,781.

Liberal Democrat candidate Neil Darby got 2,201while the Reform UK Party's Mark Barker got 1,302.

The turn out across Lancashire in the PCC election was 33.7 per cent.