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.
The Commissioner produces her final budget report for the year after holding a special public budget meeting.
Your Council Tax
It’s the Commissioner'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
On 23rd February 2021, the then Commissioner, Jane Kennedy, and the then Chief Constable, Andy Cooke QPM, held a special public meeting at which she set and approved the Merseyside Police budget for 2021/22.
Please find the agenda and the reports from this meeting below:
- Agenda special public budget meeting;
- Robustness of Estimates and Adequacy of Financial Reserves;
- Budget 2021/22 and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2025/26;
- Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22;
- Capital Strategy 2021/22.
Prior to the special budget meeting, the Commissioner consulted the public and Police and Crime Panel on her budget proposals.
Please find the papers from this consultation below:
The Commissioner's notification of the precept to the Police and Crime Panel