Police Grant

Part of Points of Order – in the House of Commons at 4:16 pm on 4th February 2008.

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Photo of Tony McNulty Tony McNulty Minister of State (Security, Counter-terrorism, Crime and Policing), Home Office 4:16 pm, 4th February 2008

The hon. Gentleman may be putting words into my mouth. I did not say that local funding was replacing central funding. What I said was that Surrey benefited from the highest local contribution. The central contribution has not diminished at Surrey's expense; it is just that, during the past 10 years, the local contribution has climbed higher than the central contribution.