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Theresa May scraps policing reforms and protects police budgets

Theresa May has decided to do a U-Turn on policing funding reforms and will now protect policing budgets and to be fair after years of rabbiting on about cuts to policing we are shocked.

Police Hour has always supported frontline policing and objected to policing cuts we have constantly added pressure to the mounting cuts. despite the U-Turn. we know more can be done and we will continue to rabbit on about cuts to policing to ensure the British public are protected and our officers have the tools and officer numbers they need to do their job safely.

Despite the U-Turn we know more can be done and we will continue to rabbit on about cuts to policing to ensure the British public are protected and our officers have the tools and officer numbers they need to do their job safely.

The Conservative government has now decided it will scrap its planned reforms to the formula they use for allocating funding to the police allowing bigger forces to have budgets protected.

Theresa May was heavily criticised in the general election for her cuts to policing since 2010 and because of the current threat of terror within the United Kingdom,

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has now been ordered by the Prime Minster to stop her funding formula and reforms to policing that would have seen massive cuts to policing budgets.

despite the cancellation of the reforms policing budgets will not be increased meaning smaller forces which are less will not see much benefit.

Theresa May has now committed to protecting the amount of public money spent on policing meaning there will be no further cuts to policing for the time being.

Despite protecting of policing budgets officers are going back in time in terms of wages read our blog on Reforming Policing Pay here. 

It is also vitally important that while policing budgets are being protected key operational units within policing are protected by not ditching the dogs who have seen a significant drop in operational numbers since 2010. Mike Pannett

Mike Pannett has lead a social media campaign for a number of years called #DontDitchTheDogs and it is vital we get behind Mike and support our dog units.

We will continue to write about cuts to policing, policing reforms and officer pay to ensure our frontline officers are protected as we know more can be done about the sorry state of policing within the political world.

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