The budget report is one of the most important documents that the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has to consider during the course of the year.

Final Budget Report

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:

Council Tax leaflet for 2014/15

Special Budget Meeting

The Commissioner hosted a special public meeting on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014, at which she approved and set the Merseyside Police budget for 2014/15 with the Chief Constable, Jon Murphy.

Please find here the Minutes from the Special Budget Meeting

Budget meeting agenda

The full agenda, papers and reports discussed in connection this meeting are provided below:

Letter confirming the meeting

PCC robustness report

Committee budget report

PCC Treasury Management Strategy

Budget Consultation

Prior to the special budget meeting, the Commissioner consulted the Police and Crime Panel on her budget proposals. Please find the papers from this consultation below:

The Commissioner's response to the Police and Crime Panel

Police and Crime Panel's report on the precept notification

The Commissioner's notification of the precept to the Police and Crime Panel