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Clause 1 — Police and crime commissioners

Part of Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 12th September 2011.

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Photo of Mark Tami Mark Tami Opposition Whip (Commons) 6:45 pm, 12th September 2011

There are constant attacks on the back office, or the middle—a term introduced today—as if these people sit around doing nothing. I do not know what they do, but that is the image that the Government are trying to put across, as if we can sweep all those people away and service will be unaffected.