Police precept

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is responsible for setting the local police ‘precept’ – the amount people pay through their council tax for policing.
  • The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner has set the Band D Police Element of the Council Tax within North Yorkshire for 2022/23 at £281.06.
  • This is an increase of £10.00 per year, or 3.69% over the 2021/22 level. 

Your contribution through your council tax 2022/23

Property Band 2021/22 2022/23 Increase per year Increase per week
A £180.71 £187.37 £6.67 £0.13
B £210.82 £218.60 £7.78 £0.15
C £240.94 £249.83 £8.89 £0.17
D £271.06 £281.06 £10.00 £0.19
E £331.30 £343.52 £12.22 £0.23
F £391.53 £405.98 £14.44 £0.28
G £451.77 £468.43 £16.67 £0.32
H £542.12 £562.12 £20.00 £0.38

Income and expenditure

Funding for the police

2021/22 2022/23
Funding from Government £79.1m £83.5m
Council tax precept – your contribution £81.9m £86.9m
Council tax grants £9.0m £7.9m
Specific grants £5.2m £6.1m
Fees, Charges and Partnerships £7.3m £7.1m
Total funding £182.5m £191.5m

Police budget breakdown

2021/22 2022/23
Police officers £87.1m £92.3m
Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) £7.7m £8.2m
Police staff £37.9m £40.6m
Buildings and transport £7.0m £7.6m
Supplies and services £23.1m £22.4m
Other spend * £18.5m £19.0m
Office of the PFCC £1.2m £1.3m
Total spending plan £182.5m £191.5m

* This includes Community Safety Funding and Commissioned Services, Police Officer Medical and Injury Pensions, Cost of Capital and Use of Reserves.

How your money will be spent

Your police precept will be used to provide:

  • 34 additional officers allocated to the customer contact centre to improve the
    service to the public.
  • 13 additional officers to support neighbourhood policing teams across North
    Yorkshire and York.
  • 9 additional officer and staff posts to raise standards and improve the quality of
    engagement with victims of violence against women and girls.
  • 10 additional officers to strengthen and grow the roads policing team and support
    the strategy to reduce deaths and injuries on the area’s roads.

Precept leaflet

Precept leaflet - front cover

Correspondence with the Police Fire and Crime Panel

Police precept consultation results and proposal: