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Month: September 2018

Over £160k given to new projects tackling reoffending in Lancashire

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded over £160k to projects which will play a vital role across the county in working to reduce reoffending. Charities, organisations and partners had the opportunity to bid for projects that will work with offenders in their areas and help them integrate back into the community, with a total of nine projects receiving funding. […]

25 September, 2018

Commissioner announces his preferred candidate to be Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner

Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has confirmed that following an open selection process, Chris Webb has been chosen to take up the role of Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner. Mr Webb will go before the Lancashire Police and Crime Panel for a confirmation hearing today (19th of September 2018). He was selected as the preferred candidate for the […]

19 September, 2018

Commissioner responds as National Audit Office report slams police funding

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is backing a report by the National Audit Office which criticises how the Home Office oversees policing and highlights that Ministers do not know the impact that funding cuts have had on police forces. Since 2010 Lancashire has had to make over £84m of savings as a direct result of the government cutting […]

11 September, 2018

Commissioner’s Social Value Policy sees police invest more in local economy

The amount of money spent by Lancashire Constabulary in the county has increased by over 10% in the last year to almost £36m, since the Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Social Value Policy was brought in 12 months ago, benefitting the local economy. Almost 57% of all money spent through the procurement process was spent in Lancashire, an increase of […]

7 September, 2018
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