Oral Answers to Questions — Police. – in the House of Commons on 14th February 1929.
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asked the Home Secretary whether clerks in the employ of the Metropolitan Police who usually handle large sums of money are covered by any guarantee policy or bond issued by insurance companies?
The answer is in the negative.
Does not the right hon. Gentleman take precautions and give protection in order to safeguard public money?
No. The public service is of such a character that we believe it is far better and far cheaper in the interests of the nation not to pay insurance premiums.
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