The Police and Crime Commissioner has responsibility for:
- The distribution of policing grants from central government and setting the precept raised through council tax
- Setting the budget, including the police precept component of council tax, and deciding how it should be spent
- Commissioning services from partners that will contribute to cutting crime
More information, on how the Commissioner spends the money in the budget, can be found below.
The Plain English Campaign: The A to Z of Financial Terms