Police: Finance

Home Office written question – answered on 9th November 2015.

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Photo of Lord Greaves Lord Greaves Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent the level of recorded crime in a police force’s area affects the amount of funding allocated under the proposed new formula for funding of police forces.

Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Home Department

The proposed police funding model is based on a set of objective indicators that correlate strongly with long term patterns of crime.

As we set out in our consultation on a proposed new funding model, we believe it is not appropriate to directly base force level allocations on crime statistics as these are directly influenced by police activity.

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