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2. What we spend and how we spend it

This section provides transparency concerning the allocation of budgets and expenditure. Including the Procurement tendering process and the evaluation of police resources.

Trade Union Facility Time Publication

The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 implemented the requirement for specified public-sector employers to report annually on paid time off provided to trade union officials for trade union duties and activities.

UNISON is Suffolk Constabulary’s formally recognised trade union.

The first report for the reporting period of 12 months from April 2017 for Suffolk Constabulary is below. 

Suffolk Constabulary - Trade Union Facility Time Publication

Support for the provision of Police Community Support Officers

For further information concerning the funding for PCSOs, please refer to the annual statement of accounts and the outturn reports.

Force Budget

Budget information can be found within the Annual Statement of Accounts. The Suffolk PCC is responsible for setting the budget for policing in Suffolk, further details can be found within their website under the heading of ‘PCC Decisions’ data can then be found within Medium Term Financial Plans and Outturn reports: https://suffolk-pcc.gov.uk/key-info/decisions