Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|24 Jul 2017, 12:22 p.m.||Metropolitan Police||Nick Thomas-Symonds|
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to reduce the number of police officers in the Metropolitan Police Force during the course of the current Parliament.
Answer (Mr Nick Hurd)
The 2015 Spending Review protected overall police spending in real terms, and the 2017/18 police funding settlement maintained that protection.
It is a local decision for Police and Crime Commissioners, working with Chief Constables, to determine the composition and size of their workforce.