Police chief blasts Government as 7.3% precept rise approved

“Deep cuts” to the “muscle and bone of public services up and down the land” caused the rise in the policing precept according to Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner. 
Coun David Keane, spoke about the policing budget at Friday’s meeting of the Police and Crime Panel.
All members of the policing panel bar one voted for a 7.3% precept rise, which will mean those living in council tax band D properties paying an additional £12 per year towards law enforcements costs in the county.

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