The Commissioner set his 2017/18 budget and approved the police precept on 22 February 2017. In doing so, the Commissioner agreed revenue funding of £111.6m and capital funding of £4.8m (total £116.4m) for the Chief Constable. Details of the revenue and capital budget and the advice received by the Commissioner from the Chief Finance Officer can be viewed in the reports set out below:
Council Tax Consultation: The budget and precept are set following consultation with the Chief Constable, the Police and Crime Panel and a public consultation. The outcome of the public consultation was that the majority of respondents supported the proposed increase. The increase was also supported by the Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Panel.
Monitoring our Budget: We monitor actual expenditure compared to our budget on a quarterly basis. Set out below are the quarterly reports for the current financial year that explain how our income and expenditure compares to budget for revenue and capital. The reports in relation to the previous two financial years are also provided on separate pages and can be accessed using the links below.
Quarter 1 2017/18: Commissioner’s Revenue Budget Monitoring to June 2017
Quarter 1 2017/18: Constabulary Revenue Budget Monitoring to June 2017
Quarter 1 2017/18: Capital Budget Monitoring to June 2017