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Police Station Front Counters to Close Following Public Consultation

Ten of Lancashire Constabulary’s most underused police station front counters are set to close next year as the police service continues to find ways to improve delivery on reducing budgets. The move follows a review carried out by the Constabulary and Police & Crime Commissioner which showed that as few as three people a day were visiting some of the […]

24 August, 2017

Front counter review reveals dramatic drop in public use

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner and Lancashire Constabulary have today launched a consultation on police plans to reduce the number of front counters at police  stations across the county as the number of people using the service continues to fall. In some stations as few as three people per day have visited on core business, leaving the Constabulary with little [...]

26 June, 2017

Lancashire Commissioner joins North West colleagues in calling on the Government to reverse police cuts

This week, myself and other North West colleagues called on the Government to reverse years of policing austerity in Wednesday’s Queen Speech I joined the Mayor of Greater Manchester and Police Crime Commissioners for Merseyside and Cheshire in writing to the Home Secretary to ensure that the public’s concerns about police cuts are top of the Government’s agenda. Citing recent […]

23 June, 2017


Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has urged the Government to stop conning the public over claims it has protected police funding at 2015/16 levels. The plea comes after the Government revealed its latest finance settlement for PCCs to fund their police services which shows a grant reduction of £3.5m for the same period. The Policing Minister, Brandon Lewis, today revealed […]

15 December, 2016

Commissioner seeks views on council tax

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has today launched a survey asking the public if they want to freeze or increase the amount they pay towards policing in the county. The Commissioner is responsible for setting the budget for the police and for deciding the amount of council tax (known as the precept) the public in Lancashire pay towards […]

Engagement event for local suppliers

Lancashire Constabulary, in conjunction with Constructionline, is hosting a local supplier engagement event to offer contractors the chance to pitch for works across the organisation. The event, on 30 March at its headquarters in Hutton, is the first time the constabulary has held such an event that is aimed at small local businesses. It will inform potential suppliers about the […]

10 March, 2016
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