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Police Pay

Volume 472: debated on Monday 25 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was allocated to this year’s budget for police pay as a percentage increase on last year’s figures, broken down by police authority. (183052)

The 2007-08 Police Funding Settlement was approved by the House of Commons on 31 January 2007.

The Government allocates funding to police authorities as a whole. No specific provision is made available for police pay. The distribution of resources and the setting of budgets is a matter for the chief officer and the police authority.