Daily Archives: March 27, 2008

Jim Pickard

Confirmation earlier today of our story this morning that a handful of police authorities are to be capped after trying to lift their council tax payments by more than the target 5 per cent. One of these, Lincolnshire, had gone for a 79 per cent rise – so perhaps no surprise it was curtailed.

The net effect could be fewer police on the streets in parts of the country. Read more