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Policing

Part of Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 2:55 pm on 4th November 2015.

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Photo of Peter Kyle Peter Kyle Labour, Hove 2:55 pm, 4th November 2015

The funding formula as it stands is out for consultation, but the proposals would lead to a 5.1% cut for Sussex police and a 5.2% increase for Surrey police next door—urban to rural. Would the Home Secretary say that that is fair, and that a city such as Brighton and Hove, which has very specific challenges, could cope with another 5.1% cut, on top of all the others?