Clive Grunshaw has resigned from Lancashire Police Authority ahead of his bid to become the county’s new Police and Crime Commissioner.
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) will replace Lancashire Police Authority.
The official candidates nominated for a forthcoming election are County Coun Grunshaw, of Wyre, representing Labour, Tory County Coun Tim Ashton, of Lytham, who also serves on the authority, and Liberal Democrat barrister Afzal Anwar, of Pendle.
The authority’s chief executive, Miranda Carruthers-Watt, said: “We can confirm County Councillor Clive Grunshaw has resigned from Lancashire Police Authority with immediate effect.
“Mr Grunshaw has informed the authority of his decision ahead of submitting his nomination to stand as a Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire in next month’s election on November 15.”