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Commissioner seeks views as Government passes police funding onto local taxpayers

Following the Government’s announcement that there will be no extra money from the Home Office to tackle crime in Lancashire, the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is asking residents how much they would be happy to invest in policing. Since 2010, Lancashire Constabulary have had to make savings of over £72 million with an estimated £16m in further […]

4 January, 2018

COMMISSIONER: GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO STOP CONNING THE PUBLIC OVER CUTS TO POLICING

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

Lancashire Residents Support Increase In Council Tax For Policing

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has thanked residents for supporting a 6p a week increase in council tax to pay for policing. The Commissioner has decided to increase the payment by 1.99% after 86.5% of residents said they wanted to see an increase in a cross-county consultation. Mr Grunshaw presented his proposal to members of the Police and Crime […]

27 January, 2016

Talking Policing in Burnley

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner was in Burnley this week to chat with shoppers and local residents about funding for Lancashire Police. Clive Grunshaw met with people at the Tesco Extra as part of his Let’s Talk Policing roadshow. He also consulted with them about the police precept element of council tax which goes towards funding local police services. The […]

15 January, 2016
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