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Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Fears of Cumbria police merger risk after tax increase rejected

A CRIME commissioner has warned that Cumbria police has been put at risk of being merged with another force after a panel rejected a precept increase.

Richard Rhodes, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria had proposed a 1.93 per cent increase for the policing part of the council tax, but it was knocked back by Cumbria’s Police and Crime Panel at a meeting in Kendal this afternoon.

Mr Rhodes said the county’s force could be at risk of being merged with another force if plans to change a funding formula that accounts for a major part of the Cumbria police budget.

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