Policing precept of Council Tax and annual revenue budget 2019/20

Decision

To issue precept and approval annual revenue budget for 2019/20

Decision Summary

In accordance with paragraph 2 of Schedule 5 to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (the “Act”), the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner (the “Commissioner”) notified the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Panel (the “Panel”) of the proposed policing element of the Council Tax for 2019/20 in a report to the Panel dated 30th January 2019.

In the same report the Commissioner also notified the Panel of his proposed budget for 2019/20.

The Commissioner’s report to the Panel proposed that the policing precept would be £23.94 which would increase the Band D Council Tax rate from £198.72 in 2018/19 to £222.66 in 2019/20.

The Panel’s report dated 1st February 2019 agreed to endorse the precept proposed by the Commissioner.

In accordance with paragraph 3 of Schedule 5 to the Act, the Commissioner gave his formal response to the Panel’s report in a letter to the Chair of the Panel dated          1st February 2019. The Commissioner published his response on his website.

The Commissioner issued the precept for 2019/20 in accordance with paragraph 5 of Schedule 5 to the Act.

The Commissioner approved the 2019/20 budget for policing in Cambridgeshire for £147.9 million.