The Budget was announced in Parliament on 22 November by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Whilst it was a good Budget for a number of industries and groups, there was nothing specific in there on this occasion for Policing. We now look to the annual Police Grant announcement in late December for what our allocation from Central Government will be for next year. (more…)
I appeared on BBC Breakfast last week to talk about the national efficiency report in my role as the Lead Police and Crime Commissioner for Police Performance. I talked about the significant levels of demand that Policing is experiencing across the country and the amount of work that Officers and Staff have to do for other agencies. (more…)
Early start this morning as I was at New Broadcasting House in London to talk to the BBC about the latest reports by the inspectorate of Policing on efficiency.