Jo Coles - York and North Yorkshire Deputy Mayor for Policing, Fire and Crime

Jo Coles - North Yorkshire Deputy Mayor for Policing, Fire and Crime

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 2024/2025 at £306.86
  • This is an increase of 3.99%, or £11.77 over the 2023/24 level.

Your contribution through your council tax 2024/25

2023/24 2024/25 Increase per year Increase per week
Property Band £ £ £ pence
A 196.73 204.58 7.85 15
B 229.51 238.66 9.15 18
C 262.30 272.76 10.46 20
D 295.09 306.86 11.77 23
E 360.67 375.06 14.39 28
F 426.24 443.24 17.00 33
G 491.82 511.44 19.62 38
H 590.18 613.72 23.54 45

Income and expenditure

Funding for the police

Police – Funding 2023/24 2024/25
Funding from Government £83.8m £88.8m
Council tax precept – your contribution £92.4m £97.4m
Council tax grants £7.9m £7.9m
Specific grants £8.8m £17.7m
Fees, Charges and Partnerships £8.4m £9.2m
Total funding £201.4m £221.0m

Police budget breakdown

Police – Budget 2023/2024 2024/25
Police officers £99.9m £109.3m
Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) £6.9m £6.8m
Police staff £45.0m £47.4m
Buildings and transport £9.1m £8.7m
Supplies and services £23.3m £26.1m
Other spend * £15.8m £21.2m
Office of the PFCC £1.4m £1.5m
Total spending plan £201.4m £221.0m

* 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 precept will contribute towards:

  • An uplift in specialist safeguarding teams to safeguard the most vulnerable.
  • Investment into Investigation Teams to mitigate risks to vulnerable people.
  • Further investment into the Force Control Room to enhance the service to the
    public.
  • Other investments into the Digital Forensics Unit, Professional Standards Unit,
  • Neighbourhoods and Criminal Justice.
  • Investment in and maintenance of police buildings.
  • Replacement of police vehicles.
  • Increasing costs of gas, electricity, fuel, insurance, and other services linked
    to inflation.

Precept leaflet

Correspondence with the Police Fire and Crime Panel

Police precept consultation results and proposal: