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  • Elect the Police and Crime Commissioner and hold him to account for the police service they receive
  • Pay taxes – part of their taxes go to the Home Office to pay, among other things, for policing in England and Wales
  • The council tax police precept is raised by the Police and Crime Commissioner to help pay for local policing services.


Pays taxes to central government
Raises concerns with the Police and Crime Commissioner
Pays the policing precept via council tax to the Police and Crime Commissioner


Find out more:

When is the next Police and Crime Commissioner election?
How is council tax set?