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Police Grant Report (England and Wales)

Volume 575: debated on Wednesday 5 February 2014

My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary has today laid before the House the Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 2014-15 (HC 1043). The report sets out my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary’s determination for 2014-15 of the aggregate amount of grant 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 Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.

This statement also includes details of other funding streams that the Home Office, the Department of Communities and Local Government and the Welsh Government intend to provide to the Police in 2014-15.

The Police Grant Settlement 2014-15

Table 1: Police Revenue Funding – Figures for 2014-15

2014-15

£m

Total General Funding:

Comprising….

Police Core Settlement

4,583

of which Home Office Police Main Grant

4,407

of which National and International, Capital City Grant (MOPAC only)

176

DCLG

2,949

of which formula funding

2,924

of which Ordnance Survey

2

of which Legacy Council Tax Freeze

23

Welsh Government

140

Total Home Office Specific Grants:

728

Comprising….

Welsh Top-up

13

Counter Terrorism Specific Grant

564

Police Innovation Fund

50

National Police Co-ordination Centre

2

Independent Police Complaints Commission (for the transfer of integrity functions)

18

College of Policing (for direct entry schemes)

3

City of London National and International, Capital City Grant

2

HMIC for regular force inspections

9

Legacy Council Tax Freeze Grants*

of which Council Tax (11/12) Freeze Grant

59

of which Council Tax (13/14) Freeze Grant

7

PFI

73

Total Government Funding**

8,479

% cash change in Total Government Funding***

-3.30%

*The police will separately receive £ 434.4 million in Local Council Tax Support Grant. This will be paid by the Home Office.

**Includes a small amount of contingency funding which is not shown in the table.

***This is the difference in total central Government funding to the police compared to 2013-14. The reduction in core Government funding (i.e. funding that is subject to damping) is 4.8%.

Table 2: Division of Police Capital between Funding Streams

2014-15

£m

Capital Grant

109

National Police Air Service

10

Special Grant Capital

1

Total

120

Table 3: Final Revenue Allocations for England and Wales 2014-15

Local Policing Body

2014-15

HO core (Incl. Rule 1)

Welsh Top-up

WG

Ex-DCLG

Formula Funding

Legacy Council

Tax Grants (Total from HO)

£m

Avon & Somerset

112.5

-

-

58.7

14.7

Bedfordshire

43.2

-

-

24.3

4.6

Cambridgeshire

52.0

-

-

25.3

6.0

Cheshire

65.9

-

-

46.7

7.7

City of London

19.7

-

-

35.4

0.1

Cleveland

49.4

-

-

40.3

7.7

Cumbria

30.8

-

-

32.3

4.8

Derbyshire

66.6

-

-

39.3

8.7

Devon & Cornwall

110.1

-

-

65.7

15.5

Dorset

44.2

-

-

17.9

7.3

Durham

45.8

-

-

38.7

6.1

Dyfed-Powys

33.2

6.2

13.6

0.0

-

Essex

110.1

-

-

58.1

13.1

Gloucestershire

36.8

-

-

20.3

5.6

Greater London Authority

1,101.1

-

-

782.9

119.7

Greater Manchester

242.8

-

-

189.7

24.5

Gwent

46.2

-

30.7

0.0

-

Hampshire

128.6

-

-

65.6

12.9

Hertfordshire

76.5

-

-

37.7

8.9

Humberside

72.0

-

-

48.6

10.0

Kent

113.9

-

-

69.4

13.3

Lancashire

107.7

-

-

82.7

12.8

Leicestershire

70.0

-

-

41.3

8.9

Lincolnshire

41.1

-

-

21.1

6.8

Merseyside

131.2

-

-

118.2

15.6

Norfolk

53.8

-

-

29.9

9.3

North Wales

47.9

6.9

22.3

0.0

-

North Yorkshire

44.7

-

-

28.2

7.9

Northamptonshire

46.2

-

-

25.1

6.6

Northumbria

118.0

-

-

112.5

7.8

Nottinghamshire

83.5

-

-

50.1

9.7

South Wales

95.8

-

73.4

0.0

-

South Yorkshire

107.8

-

-

81.0

10.9

Staffordshire

71.2

-

-

41.6

10.7

Suffolk

43.6

-

-

23.8

6.4

Surrey

66.6

-

-

30.3

9.2

Sussex

104.8

-

-

56.0

13.2

Thames Valley

151.3

-

-

76.7

15.3

Warwickshire

33.2

-

-

18.1

5.2

West Mercia

71.1

-

-

45.2

12.0

West Midlands

268.7

-

-

188.2

19.0

West Yorkshire

183.8

-

-

135.1

16.7

Wiltshire

40.2

-

-

21.5

5.2

Total England & Wales

4,583.3

13.1

140.0

2,923.5

500.5

Table 4: Capital Allocations for England and Wales

Local Policing Body

2014-15

£m

Avon and Somerset

2.4

Bedfordshire

1.0

Cambridgeshire

1.2

Cheshire

1.5

City of London

0.9

Cleveland

1.2

Cumbria

0.9

Derbyshire

1.5

Devon and Cornwall

2.6

Dorset

1.0

Durham

1.2

Dyfed-Powys

0.8

Essex

2.2

Gloucestershire

0.9

Greater Manchester

5.5

Gwent

1.1

Hampshire

2.8

Hertfordshire

1.4

Humberside

1.7

Kent

2.5

Lancashire

2.6

Leicestershire

1.6

Lincolnshire

0.9

Merseyside

3.2

Metropolitan

29.0

Norfolk

1.3

North Wales

1.1

North Yorkshire

1.0

Northamptonshire

1.0

Northumbria

3.0

Nottinghamshire

1.8

South Wales

2.3

South Yorkshire

2.6

Staffordshire

1.6

Suffolk

1.0

Surrey

1.5

Sussex

2.2

Thames Valley

3.5

Warwickshire

1.0

West Mercia

1.7

West Midlands

5.9

West Yorkshire

4.3

Wiltshire

1.0

Total England & Wales

109.3