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Council Tax 2016

John Dwyer, Cheshire's Police & Crime Commissioner, is asking the Cheshire public to give their views on how much they would be willing to pay for policing in the county.
John Dwyer

"We were all delighted when the Government announced recently that it would allow Police and Crime Commissioners to protect police budgets", said Mr Dwyer.

"However, we now know that the Government's commitment depends upon Commissioners, including myself, increasing our share of the council tax by 2% from April 2016. In Cheshire's case, a 2% increase would equate to a 6p per week increase in council tax for a Band D property in order to enable existing policing services to be maintained. Otherwise, we will have to make cuts in police budgets for next year.

"For those Commissioners who have historically kept council tax low, as I have in Cheshire, the Chancellor is allowing us to increase the police precept up to £5 a year. If this additional flexibility were applied in Cheshire, it would result in a 3.2% increase in policing precept of the council tax, which equates to 10p per week for a Band D property. This additional 4p per week investment would enable me to increase spending on frontline police services in the next financial year.

"I have committed to using any increase in funding to increase the numbers of police officers on our streets and to enhance the Constabulary's ability to protect neighbourhoods from harm.

"I now want to know the public's views on the options available to me as the Commissioner for Cheshire."

You can give your views in a simple 2 step process here
Scroll down a little further on the link and you will hear from John Dwyer what you will get for your money!

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