Sajid Javid MP has announced the largest increase in police funding since 2010.
Total funding for policing in 2019/20 will rise by up to £970 million.
For Bromsgrove, and across West Mercia, this means up to an extra £16 million in 2019/20.
West Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion said:
“It’s clear that Sajid Javid has listened to and delivered for the communities of West Mercia.”
“I have spoken with him personally on a number of occasions to discuss police resources. I am grateful for him listening and doing everything possible to support our police and make our communities safer.”
Sajid Javid MP said:
“I will continue to do all I can to support our brave and hardworking police forces, in West Mercia, and throughout the rest of the country.”
“I have always said that I will prioritise police funding and ensure that they have the resources that they need.”
“I have listened, and I will continue to do all I can to ensure that police all over the country have the tools they need to keep the public safe.”