POLL: How much extra would you pay to fund the police?

File photo of a PCSO visiting a burglary victim in Portsmouth
File photo of a PCSO visiting a burglary victim in Portsmouth
Elaine Dorey, 63, has been cleared of causing death by careless driving

Driver cleared of causing the death of motorcyclist Julie Corben in Fareham

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PEOPLE are being asked their views on paying extra council tax to fund the police.

Hampshire’s crime commissioner, Michael Lane, backs a £5 increase on Band D properties (3.12 per cent increase).

If the policing precept is not increased by that amount there could be less cash in from government and cuts to neighbourhood policing, he said.

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