Police: Finance

Home Department written question – answered on 21st January 2008.

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Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of the total budget of each police authority in England and Wales was accounted for by the police authority precept in each financial year since 1997.

Photo of Tony McNulty Tony McNulty Minister of State (Security, Counter-terrorism, Crime and Policing), Home Office

The information requested is shown in the following table.

Proportion of net budget requirement( 1) met by precept on council tax 1997-98 to 2007-08
Percentage
Force 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Avon and Somerset 16.1 16.5 17.6 19.0 19.7 22.2 27.2 29.0 29.2 31.4 32.3
Bedfordshire 16.1 16.7 17.9 18.7 18.8 20.7 23.1 25.2 25.3 26.8 27.1
Cambridgeshire 17.1 15.9 16.4 18.8 19.6 25.4 28.3 30.7 30.7 33.2 34.0
Cheshire 16.9 17.4 17.4 18.4 18.6 20.7 23 2 24.6 24.9 26.2 27 0
Cleveland 11.4 9.6 11.8 12.0 12.3 16.2 18.8 20.5 20.8 21.9 22.1
Cumbria 15.4 18.7 19.5 20.3 21.1 22 9 27.4 30.1 30.1 31.3 31.8
Devon and Cornwall 16.7 15.7 16.4 17.6 17.9 20.8 26.5 28.2 28.8 30.1 30.6
Dorset 23.7 25.7 26.7 28.1 29.5 32.0 35.4 37.3 37.9 41.6 42.1
Durham 12.1 10.8 10.7 10.9 11.2 12.7 14.8 16.3 16.5 17.9 22 4
Essex 18.6 20.9 21.3 21.9 21.8 23.6 26.6 27.4 27.9 29.8 30.2
Gloucestershire 16.7 18.3 21.0 23.0 23.3 25.9 34.1 35.9 36.1 40.1 40.7
Hampshire 17.6 16,6 17.1 17.0 17.3 21 2 25.4 27.1 27.5 29.4 29.8
Hertfordshire 18.9 21.1 21.7 23.2 23.3 25.6 28.9 31.2 31.6 32 5 33.0
Humberside 12.7 12.4 12.5 13.3 17.7 19.3 21.6 23.8 24.1 25.3 25.6
Kent 17.0 15.4 16.2 16.5 16.8 20.0 24.0 25.6 26.1 28.7 29.1
Lancashire 13.6 13.3 13.9 14.5 15.2 16.4 18.2 20.0 20.6 21.8 23 2
Leicestershire 14.9 16.9 17.0 17.6 18.8 22.7 23.8 26.0 26.1 27 3 27.8
Lincolnshire 20.9 23.6 23.4 24.1 24.5 25.9 27.5 28.6 29.2 32.3 32.9
Norfolk 16.7 17.3 19.6 21.1 23.0 26.3 29.7 32.1 32.4 35.3 36.1
Northamptonshire 21.0 20.3 21.4 21.8 22.2 27.0 30.7 33.3 33.1 34.1 34.7
North Yorkshire 18.1 17.3 17.9 19.1 20.0 26.4 38.1 40.1 40.1 42.4 42.4
Nottinghamshire 12.6 13.3 14.4 14.9 15.4 18.3 21.7 23 0 23.3 25.0 25.3
Staffordshire 15.7 20.1 21.1 21.7 23.4 24.8 28.9 30.3 30.7 32.5 33.0
Suffolk 17.8 17.7 18.1 19.1 19.9 23.5 28.6 30.3 30.6 32.8 33.5
Surrey 17.0 25.3 27.5 30.8 31.8 35.3 42.7 44.2 44.6 45.6 46.1
Sussex 18.7 18.0 18.2 18.5 18.8 21.7 27.4 28.6 29.0 31.2 31.9
Thames Valley 19.4 18.2 19.4 20.1 20.5 22.8 29.5 31.7 32.0 33.7 34.2
Warwickshire 18.0 20.9 22.9 23.9 25.1 28.9 31.4 32.6 33.0 35.3 35.7
West Mercia 18.5 19.1 20.1 23.7 24.0 29.8 32.1 34.9 35.1 36.4 36.9
Wiltshire 18.6 20.6 21.8 23.4 24.7 26.7 30.0 31.5 32.0 34.5 35.0
Average shires 16.8 17.4 18.3 19.4 20.1 23.0 27.1 28.9 29.3 31.1 31.7
Greater Manchester 11.4 11.5 11.8 12.0 11.9 12.6 15.5 16.1 16.4 17.0 17.3
Merseyside 11.6 12.1 12.7 13.1 13.3 14.6 14.9 15.7 15.9 17.4 17.6
Northumbria 11.0 9.6 9.6 9.7 10.0 10.5 11.0 11.3 11.3 11.7 11.8
South Yorkshire 11.8 11.7 11.6 11.8 12.1 14.0 16.6 17.5 17.7 18.3 18.7
West Midlands 11.2 10.0 10.1 10.5 10.5 11.4 12.4 13.3 13.2 13.6 13.7
West Yorkshire 11.9 11.4 11.6 12.0 12.1 14.8 16.2 17.8 18.0 19.3 19.6
Average Mets 11.4 11.0 11.2 11.5 11.6 12.9 14.4 15.3 15.4 16.2 16.4
Average England (excl. London) 15.1 15.3 16.0 16:8 17.4 19.8 23.2 24.8 25.0 26.5 27.0
Metropolitan 10.6 12.5 13.1 13.6 16.4 17.7 20.1 22.2 22.5 25.0 25.6
Average England (incl. London) 13.9 14.6 15.2 16.0 17.1 19.3 22.4 24.1 24.4 26.1 26.7
Dyfed-Powys 16.5 19.7 22.7 25.3 25.5 26.8 31.5 33.9 34.9 37.4 37.4
Gwent 13.4 14.5 15.1 17.9 19.1 20.9 24.4 26.9 27.9 28.4 28.4
North Wales 15.8 18.4 19.8 22.4 22.4 25.3 29.9 32.9 35.2 37.9 37.9
South Wales 12.5 13.9 15.4 18.2 18.4 18.8 21.3 22.3 23.3 25.4 25.4
Average Wales 14.0 15.8 17.3 20.1 20.5 21.8 25.4 27.4 28.6 30.6 31.2
Average England and Wales 13.9 14.6 15.3 16.2 17.3 19.4 22.6 24.3 24.6 26.4 26.9
(1) Net Budget Requirement figures used are taken from the BR3 (Budget Requirement 3) forms completed by all police authorities in England and Wales. Source: English police authorities—DCLG Welsh police authorities—WAG.

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