UKIP's Godfrey Bloom spent £40k on police commissioner election bid
East Yorkshire MEP Godfrey Bloom spent more than £40,000 on his failed bid to become the first Humberside police and crime commissioner.
Mr Bloom, a UKIP MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber, spent more on his campaign than any of the other six candidates. He came fourth.
Matthew Grove, who was elected to the £75,000-a-year post in November, spent £28,293.90 on his campaign. Lord Prescott, who came second, spent £23,485.55, including more than £10,000 of his own money.
Election expenses submitted to East Riding council show independent candidate Paul Davison, who narrowly missed out on second place, spent just £2,993.58.
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Mr Bloom spent £31,967.45 on leaflets alone. He spent £10,000 of his own money on the campaign.
Liberal Democrat Simone Butterworth spent £8,876.80 on her campaign, while independent candidate Walter Sweeney spent £385.
Neil Eyre, another independent, has not submitted any expenses.