Lancashire Police budget cuts


Chief Con Lancs - "the scale and the pace if the cuts is frightening." #lancspolice face tens of millions more in budget cuts.


#lancspolice will lose 25% of their budget by 2017 totalling over £73 million. The force faces the most radical charges on over 30 years.


By 2017 there will be 700 fewer police officers in Lancashire and 550 fewer police staff.


Cuts at Lancashire Police

Lancashire police chiefs are holding a briefing on the force's finances this afternoon. There have already been warnings that front-line police staff are facing greater cuts than in most other forces across the country.