Police Area Returning Officer (PARO)


Sir Howard Bernstein

Sir Howard Bernstein

Sir Howard Bernstein is the Police Area Returning Officer for Greater Manchester for the 2012 Police and Crime Commissioner Elections. Sir Howard is Chief Executive of Manchester City Council and has been involved in the successful administration of elections for over thirty years. He is also the Local Returning Officer for Manchester for this election.

The PARO is responsible for the overall conduct of the PCC election within their Police Force Area, in line with legislation and Electoral Commission guidance.

You can contact the Greater Manchester Police Area Returning Officer by emailing: greatermanchesterparo@manchester.gov.uk