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Commissioner responds to provisional police funding announcement for 2019/20

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has expressed concern about today’s announcement, where the Government has once again passed the burden of the cost of policing onto council tax payers, following the proposals made today in the House of Commons. Policing Minister Nick Hurd revealed the latest financial settlement for Police and Crime Commissioner’s across the country, with next year’s Central […]

13 December, 2018

Government priorities questioned as President Trump’s golf trip gets more money than Lancashire Police

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has questioned the Government’s approach after the Treasury announced it will make five million pounds available to Police Scotland to facilitate President Trump’s visit. The Commissioner has written to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury to ask that the same principle be applied to Lancashire Constabulary’s operation to police anti-fracking protests in the county. Despite […]

13 July, 2018

Commissioner calls on Government to come clean to council tax payers on police funding

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to come clean to council tax payers about the increased funding for policing announced today in the House of Commons. Policing Minister Nick Hurd today revealed the latest finance settlement for PCCs across the country to fund their forces, with next year’s Central Grant funding allocation to Lancashire staying at […]

19 December, 2017

Clive Grunshaw calls on the Government to meet the cost of policing the fracking protests

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to meet the costs of policing protests against fracking in Lancashire. The Commissioner said: “The decision to allow fracking in Lancashire is a decision made in Westminster, but the people of Lancashire are being asked to pick up the tab of policing the protests that go with it. “Sajid Javid […]

14 March, 2017

Commissioner welcomes report into efficiency of police

Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has welcomed a report from independent inspectors that rated Lancashire Constabulary as one of the most efficient forces in the country. The report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) into the efficiency of police forces found Lancashire to be ‘good’ overall at efficiently keeping people safe and reducing crime. Furthermore, inspectors could […]

3 November, 2016
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