Increase in funding for police is welcomed
Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has welcomed news of a substantial £450million increase in police funding across England and Wales.
This includes up to an additional £270million in police force budgets, so individual forces have the resources they need to respond to changes in demand.
Police funding in the Northumbria area could increase by up to £5.1million in 2018/19 as a result of these changes.
Anne-Marie has also welcomed news that the counter terrorism policing budget will rise by seven per cent, with a £50million increase taking it to at least £757million.
She said: “Over the past... read more
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