Police budget set for year ahead

Suffolk's Police Authority has set a budget of �113.5 million for policing the county in 2010/11.

Suffolk's Police Authority has set a budget of �113.5 million for policing the county in 2010/11.

At today's authority meeting, members also agreed an increase in the police's part of the council tax of 3%.

Police Authority Chair Gulshan Kayembe said that members had agreed the budget and level of council tax precept while considering factors including local people's views.

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