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Police Authority Funding

Volume 596: debated on Wednesday 3 February 1999

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they will publish the final funding allocations for police authorities in England and Wales for 1999–2000. [HL890]

Allocations for each police authority are set out in the table. The table also shows allocations approved by Parliament for 1998–99.

Police Authority1998–1999 Allocation1£ million1999–2000 Allocation1£ million
English Shire forces
Avon & Somerset164.3168.4
Bedfordshire60.961.4
Cambridgeshire71.974.8
Cheshire104.7109.0
Cleveland80.481.7
Cumbria59.060.1
Derbyshire97.7102.1
Devon and Cornwall167.4174.3
Dorset67.870.1
Durham78.181.3
Essex158.4163.0
Gloucestershire61.562.4
Hampshire189.1194.5
Hertfordshire94.1100.0
Humberside110.6113.0
Kent178.9183.1
Lancashire174.9178.2
Leicestershire99.1102.3
Lincolnshire60.763.4
Norfolk80.983.4

Police Authority

1998–1999 Allocation

1

£ million

1999–2000 Allocation

1

£ million

North Yorkshire75.677.6
Northamptonshire62.865.3
Nottinghamshire123.0126.3
Staffordshire111.1113.0
Suffolk66.068.6
Surrey84.291.9
Sussex162.6166.4
Thames Valley219.3224.6
Warwickshire51.152.2
West Mercia110.0113.0
Wiltshire63.464.9

English Metropolitan forces

Greater Manchester364.8375.7
Merseyside233.3236.3
Northumbria205.4213.0
South Yorkshire165.4171.3
West Midlands371.9380.6
West Yorkshire279.5286.3

London forces

Metropolitan Police21,715.31,743.9
City of London357.155.4

English total

6.682.66,852.8

Welsh forces

Dyfed-Powys51.151.7
Gwent67.369.7
North Wales73.275.5
South Wales161.3163.8

Welsh total

353.0360.8
Total7,035.57,213.6

Notes

1 Rounded to the nearest £100,000. The Allocation is the sum of: Police Grant, Transitional Grant, Police SSA, Capital Finance SSA, SSA Reduction Grant and Central Support Protection Grant.

2 Figure for the Metropolitan Police does not include funding allocated to the Receiver under the Environmental, Protective and Cultural Services SSA for school crossing patrols, Magistrates' Courts and the Probation Service. It does include its Special Payment.

3 Figure for the City includes Police SSA Grant, and SSA Reduction Grant, but excludes other SSAs (e.g. Capital Financing) and Central Support Protection Grant. These are allocated to the Common Council of the City of London as a whole in respect of all its functions.