Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Parliamentary Question Police: Accountability - Costs of Elected Police Commissioners spirals

In other words it is anoither cost the Government hadn't considered and will have to paid for. Add in salaries, entourage, the cost of keeping the Police Board, renamed Panel and other huget election costs. £1.4million in Lancashire just for the voting procedure plus £1.4million recall or Council Tax referendum.

Written answers and statements, 11 October 2010 Next answer »

Graham Jones (Hyndburn, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her estimate is of the cost of (a) administration of and (b) distribution of election literature free of charge in relation to the election of a police commissioner for Lancashire; and who will meet these costs.

Hansard source (Citation: HC Deb, 11 October 2010, c206W)

Nick Herbert (Minister of State, Justice; Arundel and South Downs, Conservative)
The Government are still consulting on the detail of the policy for Police and Crime Commissioners, and no decision has yet been made on these issues.