Government’s Budget Failure

The recent Autumn Budget has yet again demonstrated the Government’s dismal lack of support for our police service. As Labour PCCs, we urged the Chancellor to take bold action and fully fund our police service, but once again, they have failed to listen and have provided no new money for our cash-strapped police forces. Ministers may talk about levelling up, but their actions show they have little care for our hardest-pressed communities.

Read my letter to the Home Secretary here – Home Secretary warned she will be “failing our communities if she expects the police funding bill to be passed onto hard-hit households”: Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner (