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Council Tax

 


 2016/2017

As a tax payer you have the right to know how your money is being spent and to be confident in the people spending it.  And when you are being asked to pay more for a service, you should expect it to improve and deliver more for you too. In my final months as your Police and Crime Commissioner, I have received overwhelming support from the public and the Police and Crime Panel in setting a budget that will ensure a strong and resilient police service in the coming years.

The overall budget has been set at £170.840m, which is an increase of £2.280m over the 2015-16 net budget of £168.560m.  The 1.99% increase in the amount of council tax paid towards policingin 2016-17 equates to £3.58 per annum for a Band D property, taking the total yearly figure to £183.58.

 

 

2015-2016

The Commissioner has set the overall budget for 2015/16 at £168.5m, a reduction on the previousyear of £4.1m. To help sustain the base budget in the future to enhance community safety, the amount of council tax local people pay towards policing has been increased slightly and Band D households will now pay an extra £3.51 a year– an increase of less than 7p a week. This will generate an additional income of £1.038m for the Force.

 


2014-2015

Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicester, Sir Clive Loader, has taken into account the financial challenge and inflation and has set the overall budget for 2014-15 at £172.595m, a reduction on the previous year.

To help sustain frontline policing in the future, the amount of council tax local people pay towards policing has been increased slightly and Band D householders will pay £176.48 towards the cost of local policing, an increase of £2.61 per annum.

  •  The full policing Council Tax leaflet for 2014-15 can be found here

 

2013-2014

Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire, Sir Clive Loader, has approved a budget for 2013/14 of £173.5 million. This is a reduction of £0.8m compared to the budget for 2012/13 and includes the ongoing effect of £23m of savings achieved over the last two years.

There has been no increase in council tax for police purposes this year. It will cost the average local taxpayer £173.87, which works out at just 48p per day.

  • The full policing Council Tax leaflet for 2013-14 can be found here.

 

Links to other authorities' council tax information:

Leicestershire County Council

Leicester City Council

Rutland County Council

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Blaby District Council

Charnwood Borough Council

Harborough District Council

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council

Melton Borough Council

North West Leicestershire District Council

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council