Rural Areas (Policing)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th November 1986.

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Photo of Hon. Douglas Hurd Hon. Douglas Hurd , Witney 12:00 am, 20th November 1986

It is for each chief officer of police to determine the most suitable methods of policing for rural areas in his force. Many forces are now beginning to benefit from the further increases in manpower and resources which were announced earlier this year.