Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Colchester MP Holds Cancer Centre Talks
The MP for Colchester says he has met with the Health Secretary about potential funding for a new cancer centre at Colchester Hospital.
Will Quince says it would cost £4.5 million pounds and a campaign is underway to raise the money.
Colchester Hospital says the Cancer Center would be a "centre of excellence for all residents in mid and north-east Essex and the surrounding areas", providing "state-of-the-art facilities in which to deliver first class medical care and the most advanced treatments".
Mr Quince said: "I met with Jeremy Hunt this afternoon to discuss Colchester Hospital's plans for a central and integrated cancer centre at the site.
"The campaign is already under way to raise the £4.5million to make the centre a reality.
"I asked for the Department of Health to consider match funding in future spending plans.
"It's a great proposal and I'm really excited we can make this centre a reality".
Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Essex's Police and Crime Commissioner is launching a new initiative to prevent youngsters being exploited by gangs.
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