Home Secretary Sajid Javid allocates £4.8 million more towards the The Greater Manchester Police funding allocation.

Conservative Goes one step further with increased Funding for police forces to tackle serious violent crime. 

Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced that £12.4 million will be distributed to 18 forces dealing with high levels of violent crime.

It comes after £51 million was announced for the forces before Easter for additional officer deployments, improved intelligence, and short-term operational actions such as targeting habitual knife carriers.

Around a third of the funding - £35 million - will support the setting up of violence reduction units (VRUs) and other preventative activity across the country. VRUs are a multi-agency approach bringing together police, health agencies, local government, and community representatives to tackle violent crime and its underlying causes.

The Greater Manchester Police funding allocation is £4.8m.