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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 Joan Ryan Joan Ryan Labour, Enfield North 2:55 pm, 4th November 2015

Enfield communities value their police community support officers, particularly given the rise in violent crime and the need for uniformed officers on the streets to reassure people. The right hon. Lady will know that having had a £600 million cut in budget, the Met police are now expecting another £800 million cut in the spending review and are considering making the decision in December to axe all PCSOs. Does the Home Secretary place any value on police community support officers?