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Police Grants (England and Wales) 2009-10

Volume 486: debated on Wednesday 21 January 2009

My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary has today laid before the House the Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 2009-10 (HC 148). The report sets out my right hon. Friend’s, determination for 2009-10 of the aggregate amount of grants that she proposes to pay under section 46(2) of the Police Act 1996, and the amount to be paid to the Greater London Authority for the Metropolitan Police Authority.

General police grant allocations, which include Home Office Police Grant and Department for Communities and Local Government/Welsh Assembly Government General Grant for each police authority for 2009-10 are set out in the table.

General Police Grant Allocations for English and Welsh Police Authorities 2009-10

Police Authority

2008-09

2009-10

Change on

Formula Allocation 1

Allocation 1

2008-09 Formula Allocation

£m

£m

%

English Shire Authorities

Avon and Somerset

173.7

179.7

3.5%

Bedfordshire

68.5

70.8

3.3%

Cambridgeshire

78.7

81.0

3.0%

Cheshire

117.6

120.5

2.5%

Cleveland

95.3

97.7

2.5%

Cumbria

65.6

67.2

2.5%

Derbyshire

109.2

112.6

3.2%

Devon and Cornwall

181.9

186.4

2.5%

Dorset

63.7

65.3

2.5%

Durham

89.2

91.4

2.5%

Essex

173.0

177.9

2.8%

Gloucestershire

57.8

59.3

2.5%

Hampshire

202.2

207.5

2.6%

Hertfordshire

117.7

121.1

3.0%

Humberside

125.1

128.4

2.6%

Kent

187.2

192.1

2.7%

Lancashire

198.8

204.1

2.7%

Leicestershire

114.7

118.0

2.9%

Lincolnshire

62.3

64.3

3.1%

Norfolk

85.4

87.6

2.5%

North Yorkshire

74.8

76.7

2.5%

Northamptonshire

73.5

75.5

2.6%

Nottinghamshire

136.9

141.4

3.3%

Staffordshire

117.4

120.6

2.7%

Suffolk

69.2

71.0

2.5%

Surrey

99.3

101.8

2.5%

Sussex

165.7

169.8

2.5%

Thames Valley

231.9

238.2

2.7%

Warwickshire

52.8

54.1

2.6%

West Mercia

118.9

121.8

2.5%

Wiltshire

63.6

65.2

2.5%

Shires Total

3571.3

3669.0

2.7%

English Metropolitan Authorities

Greater Manchester

445.6

458.9

3.0%

Merseyside

260.6

267.4

2.6%

Northumbria

243.8

249.9

2.5%

South Yorkshire

199.1

204.1

2.5%

West Midlands

468.0

486.1

3.9%

West Yorkshire

328.2

339.2

3.4%

Mets Total

1945.4

2005.7

3.1%

London Authorities

GLA – Police

1930.0

1978.3

2.5%

City of London2

20.2

21.0

N/A

English Total

7466.9

7674.0

2.8%

Welsh Authorities

Dyfed-Powys3

53.1

54.4

2.5%

Gwent3

80.6

82.6

2.5%

North Wales3

78.2

80.1

2.5%

South Wales3

176.7

181.5

2.7%

Welsh Total

388.6

398.6

2.6%

Total

7855.5

8072.6

2.8%

Notes

1 Rounded to the nearest £100,000. Grant as calculated under the Local Government Finance Report (England) and Local Government Finance (No.2—Provisional Settlement Police Authorities) Report (Wales). Table includes the effects of floors and scaling. 2 Figures for the City of London relate to Home Office Grant only as calculated in the Police Grant Report (England and Wales). Revenue Support Grant is allocated to the Common Council of the City of London as a whole in respect of all its functions. The City is grouped with education authorities for the purposes of floors.

3 Welsh figures include Home Office floor funding.