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Police: Birmingham

Volume 507: debated on Wednesday 17 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much funding was provided in Birmingham for (a) policing and (b) victim support services in each year since 1997. (321578)

The information available can be found in the following tables. There is no available breakdown on figures just for Birmingham, as it is included in West Midlands figures.

West Midlands police authority funding

Total Government grants1(£ million)

1997-98

324.3

1998-992

341.0

1999-2000

348.8

2000-01

363.3

2001-02

384.6

2001-023

375.8

2002-03

397.4

2003-04

437.7

2004-05

442.8

2005-06

468.9

2005-064

468.0

2006-07

491.8

2007-08

519.3

2008-09

541.4

2009-10 (planned)

601.3

1 This figure comprises the Home Office Police Grant and certain Specific Grants and Capital Provision, and also the Revenue Support Grant and National Non-Domestic Rates (both provided by the Department for Communities and Local Government).

2 For the National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCIS) in 1998-99.

3 For the National Crime Squad (NCS) in 2001-02.

4 For pensions and security funding in 2005-06.

Note:

Figures are not directly comparable across all years because of adjustments to the base line for funding transfers from general grant.

West Midlands victim support services funding

Office of Criminal Justice Reform funding for victim support (£ million)

2001-02

1.383

2002-03

1.437

2003-04

1.465

2004-05

1.579

2005-06

1.612

2006-07

1.622

2007-08

1.622

2008-09

1.886

2009-10 (planned)

1.901

Note:

Figures provided by the Office of Criminal Justice Reform.

The table above illustrates funding given to West Midlands victim support in the past nine years. There is no available breakdown on figures for West Midlands before 2001.