The budget report is one of the most important documents that the Commissioner has to consider during the course of the year.
Your Council Tax
It’s Jane's responsibility to set the policing element of your Council Tax for the year (the 'precept').
She does this following consultation with the public, Merseyside's local authorities and the Police and Crime Panel. This how much of your council tax should be spent on policing services in order to deliver value for money. This information is provided in the ‘precept leaflets’.
Find out how much of your council tax is spent on policing:
Special Budget Meeting
The Commissioner hosted a special public meeting at which she approved and set the Merseyside Police budget for 2013/14 with the Chief Constable, Jon Murphy.
Please find here the Minutes from the Special Budget Meeting
Budget meeting agenda
The agenda also includes all the reports from this meeting.
Prior to the special budget meeting, the Commissioner consulted the Police and Crime Panel on her budget proposals. Pleae find the papers from this consultation below:
Police and Crime Panel's report on the precept notification
The Commissioner's notification of the precept to the Police and Crime Panel
You can find information about previous budgets by visiting Merseyside Police Authority's archived website.