News in funding

New domestic abuse service across Hampshire supports the whole family

A domestic abuse support service aimed at victims, their children and those who are being abusive launches on 4 June 2019, providing crisis accommodation and community-based support to break the cycle of abuse for families across Hampshire.

04 June 2019

Cottage Grove Primary School wins public vote to receive PCC funding

Cottage Grove Primary School won the public vote at the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Safer Together event on Saturday 18 May 2019. The primary school was one of three shortlisted projects that attended the event and gained 50% of the public votes to be awarded the funding of £500. 

21 May 2019

County Lines: week of action by Hampshire Constabulary

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “It is good news to see the result of the recent action by Hampshire Constabulary to tackle criminal networks involved in county lines drug dealing.

21 May 2019

PCC invites the community to vote on local project to receive funding

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is inviting the public to vote on one of the three shortlisted local projects to receive funding at his Safer Together event in Cascades shopping centre on Saturday 18 May 2019. The project that receives the most public votes will be awarded £500.

09 May 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner invites bids from Portsmouth projects for Safer Together funding

Know of a local project, event or initiative that would benefit from an extra £500? Organisations operating in the Portsmouth North and South constituency areas are invited to put themselves forward to receive a small grant as part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Safer Together event to be held in Cascades Shopping Centre in […]

20 March 2019

Reducing crime and supporting victims through community based projects

The Police and Crime Commissioner has worked to identify the community based services that will help tackle local priorities in preventing offending, protecting the vulnerable and supporting victims.

13 February 2019

Unanimous support given to PCC to enhance local policing

The Police and Crime Commissioner has today had his recommendation to increase the council tax precept by £2 per month for a Band D property unanimously supported by the Police and Crime Panel. 

25 January 2019

Policing precept increase to bolster local policing receives significant support

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has gained significant public support for his proposed increase in the policing element of the council tax of £2 per month (for a Band D household) to support local policing.

17 January 2019

Council taxpayers: Don’t miss out on having your say

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s survey seeking views on how much residents of Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton are willing to contribute towards the cost of policing locally is due to close on 12 January.

03 January 2019

Council taxpayers’ view more important than ever to support local policing

Police and Crime Commissioner  Michael Lane is urging residents to ensure they have their say on the level of contribution they are willing to make towards the cost of local policing.

17 December 2018

Statement on Police Funding Settlement

“Having just heard the Policing Minister’s announcement in the House of Commons, I wanted immediately to welcome the Police Funding Settlement for next year – 2019/20 – announced by the Government in parliament today.

13 December 2018

Michael Lane comments on HMICFRS report into policing and mental health

Police and Crime Commissioner responded to the HMICFRS report published today.

27 November 2018

Domestic abuse survivor speaks of vital support from grant funded project

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested a total of £718,960 in services supporting victims of domestic abuse since April this year.

23 November 2018

Government to give PCC greater powers to support rape victims

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Hampshire will be given greater powers to support more victims of rape and sexual abuse under plans announced today by Government.

08 November 2018

Number of hate crime reporting centres has risen from 3 to nearly 60 within the last 18 months

The number of Third Party Reporting Centres (TPRCs) for hate crime in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has risen from 3 to nearly 60 during the last 18 months, latest figures show.

19 October 2018

Comment on National Audit Office report on the financial sustainability of police forces

“I welcome the National Audit Office’s detailed report on the sustainability of police funding. It raises important issues around the resourcing of policing amidst the changing nature of demand that puts additional pressure on constabularies.

11 September 2018

New funding opportunity launches

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is offering community organisations across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton the opportunity to bid for up to £15,000 for projects and services that reduce offending and support victims.

23 May 2018

“Council tax increase will help avoid cuts”

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane will be setting a £12 a year increase in council tax for a Band D household for 2018/19.

26 January 2018

Commissioner proposes £1 per month council tax increase to help protect policing

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be putting his proposal for a £12 per year increase in the amount a Band D household pays for policing to the Police and Crime Panel on 26 January 2018. The proposal follows the Government giving Police and Crime Commissioners additional flexibility in December 2017.

17 January 2018

Council taxpayers views more important than ever

Following the Minister of State, the Right Honourable Nick Hurd’s, statement on police funding in the House of Commons, Police and Crime Commissioner  Michael Lane is urging residents to ensure they have their say on the level of contribution they are willing to make towards the cost of local policing.

19 December 2017

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