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.

Jane produced her final budget report for 2016/17 after holding a special public budget meeting.

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 2015/16

Special Budget Meeting

The Commissioner hosted a special public meeting on Monday 22nd February, 2016, at which she approved and set the Merseyside Police budget for 2016/17

It was held at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and members of the public were welcome to attend.

The agenda and all the papers from this meeting are provided below:


Robustness of Estimates and Adequacy of Financial Reserves report

Draft 2016/17 budget report and revised medium term financial strategy

Draft decision report Treasury Management Strategy 2016/17

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:

Police and Crime Panel's report on the precept notification

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