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Budget

Our budget requirement is met from a mixture of government grants and the council tax precept.

In 2016/17, the net budget requirement for the Police and Crime Commissioner is £140.2m; compared to £137.8m in 2015/16. This includes funding for Policing (passed to the Chief Constable), Commissioned Services and the OPCC.

2016/17 £’00’s (Subject to rounding) 2015/16 £’00’s (Subject to rounding) 2014/15 £’00’s (Subject to rounding) 2013/14 £’00’s (Subject to rounding) 2012/13 £’00’s (Subject to rounding) 2011/12 £’00’s (Subject to rounding)
Gross expenditure 153, 257 146,796 148,296 143,979 154,335  154,335
Income (9,886) (9,151) (7,079) (15,667) (10,141) (9,763)
Contribution to (from) Reserves (3,167) 176 (2,553) 891 2,853 (4,054)
Net budget requirement 140,184 137,821 139,079 133,520 136,691 140,518
Police Grant (From 2015/16 includes business rates) (68,723) (69,117) (44,654) (46,286) (43,866) (47,245)
Legacy council tax grants (7,898) (7,898) (7,898)
Revenue support grant (596) (4787)
Business rates (28,185) (31,099) (30,731) (24,221)
Surplus on previous year council tax collection funds (972) (757) (385) (109) (15) (275)
Balance from Precept 62,591 60,049 57,957 56,026 61,483 61,289

The Police Crime Commissioner prepares a Medium Term Financial Plan, which highlights future budget requirements, investment plans and any funding gaps.