Police share of council tax jumps up, despite objections

AN ABOVE-inflation 5.5% increase in the police share of council tax has been agreed despite it being rejected by the public and members of the county’s Police and Crime Panel. David Munro,... Read more »

Commissioner asking for council tax rise to fund more police

SURREY’S Police and Crime Commissioner is again asking householders to support an above-inflation rise in the police share of council tax, to fund more officers and increased resources for the county force.... Read more »

‘We must all play our part’, urges crime commissioner

THE Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, David Munro, has stressed that public co-operation remains vital as COVID-19 restrictions are increased. “We must all continue to play our part,” Mr Munro said.... Read more »

Welcome boost for Your Sanctuary charity

A WOKING-based domestic abuse charity has been awarded more than £60,000 in additional funding to help with the costs of adapting working practices during lockdown and coping with the expected increase in... Read more »

100 new officers for Surrey Police as funding precept approved

MORE officers and staff will be added to Surrey Police over the next year after Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro’s proposed council tax precept rise was approved last week. The PCC’s... Read more »

Commissioner’s ‘serious concerns’ over police funding

THE Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has criticised the government’s funding settlement as “unfair to Surrey” and set out his “serious concerns” in a letter to the Home Secretary. Mr... Read more »

Would you pay extra for police officer increase?

SURREY residents are again being asked to pay extra council tax to fund an increase in police officers for the county. For the second year running, Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC)... Read more »

Plea for more police funding

THE new government must move rapidly to restore the ravages to public services in Surrey carried out by their predecessors over the past decade, especially in the area of policing, says David... Read more »

Police commissioner slams Tories

DAVID Munro, the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner, has delivered a stinging attack on the Conservative leadership after he was expelled from the party. Mr Munro said that if Britain leaves the... Read more »

Ex-police van becomes scouts control centre

SCOUTS are getting extra support at events they run or take part in, thanks to the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner. David Munro has presented the Surrey Scouts Event Support Team with... Read more »