Lincolnshire is the lowest funded out of the 43 police forces.
A person in Lincolnshire receives -29% less than the average across England and Wales.
If Lincolnshire was funded to the average per capita (£235) - the county would unlock £40,000,000 more per year.
Top 5: Lowest funded
|Lincolnshire - 1 - £182 per capita|
|Humberside - 2 - £185 per capita|
|Essex - 3 - £187 per capita|
|Suffolk - 4 - £188 per capita|
|Bedfordshire - 5 - £192 per capita|
Due to our size, our proximity to the coast and largely being rural Lincolnshire has very specific needs which are being ignored by Westminster. The people of Lincolnshire deserve safe streets, a responsive police force and adequate funding...
Top 5: Highest funded
|Nottinghamshire - 5 - £286 per capita|
|Hampshire - 4 - £297 per capita|
|Leicestershire - 3 - £ 305 per capita|
|Dorset - 2 - £354 per capita|
|Greater London - 1 - £370 per capita|
It is the first principle of a good government to protect its citizens - without extra money, Lincolnshire Police is going to have to make some very difficult decisions.
If Lincolnshire received the same amount of money per capita as:
|Derbyshire - £55,000,000 extra per year|
|North Wales - £58,000,000 extra per year|
|Nottinghamshire - £78,000,000 extra per year|
|Leicestershire - £92,000,000 extra per year|
|London - £141,660,400 extra per year|
Lincolnshire Police receive a drop in the ocean from Westminster, the stats prove how our voices have been forgotten and how we’re being treated like a second class county.