Olly Wants Police Precept to Go Up 16% #PPCOlly
He wants to restore neighbourhood policing in the county and to put Bedfordshire Police on a firmer financial footing.
A typical band D property would pay an extra £25 per year towards policing - 50p extra a week per property.
An increase of this scale would require a referendum to secure the agreement of the public, which would be held alongside the General Election on 7 May. This would be the first referendum under the current legislation.