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Police: Finance

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the police authority precept was for each authority in England and Wales in (a) 2007-08 and (b) 2008-09; and what percentage of each authority's total income precept funding was requested in each year. (291248)

[holding answer 16 September 2009]: The information requested is set out in the following table.

2007-082008-09

Police authorities

Council tax requirement (£ million)

Budget met by council tax (percentage)

Council tax requirement (£ million)

Budget met by council tax (percentage)

Avon and Somerset

80.39

32.31

85.26

32.86

Bedfordshire

24.75

27.13

27.49

28.62

Cambridgeshire

39.40

33.96

41.99

34.81

Cheshire

42.56

27.04

50.34

29.95

Cleveland

26.50

22.13

29.27

23.49

Cumbria

29.89

31.79

31.66

32.50

Derbyshire

45.63

30.11

48.05

30.56

Devon and Cornwall

78.64

30.62

85.66

31.95

Dorset

45.35

42.07

47.94

42.89

Durham

25.11

22.35

26.70

23.00

Dyfed-Powys

31.80

37.40

33.86

38.94

Essex

73.23

30.23

77.63

30.92

Gloucestershire

38.92

40.69

41.14

41.49

Greater Manchester

90.79

17.32

98.76

18.12

Gwent

32.00

28.40

33.70

29.48

Hampshire

84.04

29.81

91.65

31.15

Hertfordshire

56.62

33.02

60.23

33.79

Humberside

42.23

25.61

44.33

26.12

Kent

75.16

29.14

79.68

29.86

Lancashire

58.56

23.18

63.39

24.19

Leicestershire

42.95

27.76

49.93

30.32

Lincolnshire

29.71

32.87

38.10

37.86

Merseyside

54.15

17.62

56.68

17.87

Metropolitan

648.96

25.62

664.97

25.63

Norfolk

47.44

36.12

52.05

37.64

North Wales

48.49

37.90

51.25

39.60

North Yorkshire

54.18

42.45

57.12

43.20

Northamptonshire

38.23

34.66

40.86

35.59

Northumbria

31.90

11.81

33.77

12.16

Nottinghamshire

45.00

25.34

47.63

25.79

South Wales

59.93

25.40

63.60

26.47

South Yorkshire

44.71

18.66

47.04

19.08

Staffordshire

56.40

33.01

58.81

33.39

Suffolk

34.08

33.46

37.50

35.09

Surrey

83.21

46.07

92.05

48.07

Sussex

75.64

31.90

79.87

32.59

Thames Valley

117.82

34.21

123.93

34.80

Warwickshire

28.59

35.71

32.63

38.20

West Mercia

67.95

36.87

71.71

37.61

West Midlands

71.58

13.72

74.88

13.78

West Yorkshire

77.82

19.65

82.30

20.03

Wiltshire

33.64

35.03

35.59

35.85