The Commissioner is responsible for setting the budget for the police.
The total budget for 2017-18 is £262,789,079. The majority of funding is received through:
Each year, the Commissioner must consult with the Chief Constable to set a budget for the forthcoming year and agree a medium term financial strategy that takes account of funding and spending plans for both revenue and capital.
In setting the budget, the Commissioner is responsible for setting the policing element of council tax (precept) within South Wales. For 2017-18, this amount is £218.24 per year for a Band D property.
2014/2015 Chief Constable and Joint Annual Governance Statement
Statement of Account for 2014, 2013 and 2012 can be found here
Information on the financial challenge can be found in the Medium Term Strategy that can be viewed through the links below.
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