THE chief constable of West Mercia Police will be taking part in a live Q&A on social media to discuss police budgets.

Police and crime commissioner John Campion has invited questions for Anthony Bangham from people in the community on the Facebook Live event which will take place on Monday, December 10 at 6pm.

The public are invited to submit questions for the chief constable during the livestream, or send them in advance.

Mr Campion has invited questions on how they would like to see resources prioritised.

Questions can be submitted on Facebook: @WestMerciaPCC or via email in advance to

The views on how money is spent, will help to shape the budget for the coming year.

A number of questions have already been put forward covering a range of topics linked to budget including visible policing, rural crime, tackling anti-social behaviour and protecting local businesses.

Mr Campion said: “I’m grateful to everyone who has engaged with this so far.

“I would encourage communities to take advantage of the opportunity on Monday evening, to have their views put forward at the highest level and help to shape the priorities for the budget moving forward.

“The public’s police service is funded with tax payer’s money, so its imperative communities have a say in how their money is spent.”

For more information about how to take part, visit