PCC candidate Martin Schmierer discussing the Late Night Levy with local residents and councillors on Prince of Wales Road, Norwich
One of Martin’s key policies, if elected, would be to introduce a “late night levy”, which allows local areas to charge businesses that supply alcohol late into the night for the extra enforcement costs that the night-time economy generates for police and licensing authorities.
At the moment, we only have estimates about how much this could raise in Norfolk, but it seems clear that £100,000s could be generated by implementing this measure, given what has happened in other areas where such a levy has been introduced.
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Speaking with residents and the local councillor about introducing a late night levy in Norwich
The Green Party’s Police and Crime Commissioner candidate, Martin Schmierer, has called on local councils to introduce a “Late Night Levy” across Norfolk.
It has been estimated that £100,000s could be raised in this way, which would be split between the Norfolk Constabulary and the local councils.
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Martin Schmierer has been selected as the Green Party’s candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner in Norfolk.
This is the first time the Green Party will be standing in Norfolk for the Police and Crime Commissioner election.
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