The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire has announced plans to freeze this year’s council tax precept for policing for the fourth year running.

The Commissioner, David Lloyd, revealed his plans in a statement about “protecting local policing for the future".

He said: “I am pleased to confirm my intention to freeze policing taxes for the fourth year running.

“In doing so, I am confident that the future of Hertfordshire’s local policing model can be safeguarded. At the same time I am committing to funding the vital partnership work across the county which keeps our communities safe in each district and borough.”