Bob Russell (Colchester, Liberal Democrat)
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of the number of criminal investigations county and regional police forces will be required to carry out as a result of reductions in the funding of the Ministry of Defence police criminal investigations department; and if she will make a statement.
Nick Herbert (Minister of State, Justice; Arundel and South Downs, Conservative)
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to his question to the Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans, my right hon. Friend Mr Robathan, during Defence oral questions on
The proposals to reprioritise the work of the MOD police’s criminal investigation department will now be subject to consultation with key partners, including officials in my Department.