Merseyside Police has a budget of more than £330 million. That money is used to employ 6,100 officers, PCSOs and staff.
The Commissioner is committed to being open and transparent as to how she sets the Merseyside Police budget.
Each year the PCC sets the budget to deliver an efficient and effective police force.
This page details how budgets are set, money is invested and what checks and balances are in place to ensure value for money is achieved.
The budget is set by the Police and Crime Commissioner on an annual basis. It establishes what the PCC intends to spend on policing and crime reduction across Merseyside.Continue reading article
Statement of Accounts
The Statements of Accounts are produced every year by the PCC and the Chief Constable. The law requires the accounts to comply with national accounting standards.Continue reading article
Treasury Management Strategy
The Treasury Management Strategy relates to the management of the Commissioner's investments and cashflows, her banking, money market and capital market transactions.Continue reading article
The capital strategy is intended to give a high level overview of how capital expenditure, capital financing and treasury management activity contribute to the provision of services.Continue reading article
As part of the annual budget process the PCC considers and approves a strategy for General Balances, Reserves and Provisions. General balances are maintained as a matter of prudence.Continue reading article
The Audit Committee provide an independent and high-level focus on the audit, assurance and reporting arrangements that underpin good governance and financial standards.Continue reading article