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Police Grant

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:34 pm on 22nd February 2017.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Shadow Minister (Housing) 1:34 pm, 22nd February 2017

May I congratulate my hon. Friend on painting the correct picture, particularly in relation to London, which gets only half the money it should get nationally? Every Londoner pays a £61 subsidy through their council tax each year. One of the biggest costs relates to neighbourhood policing, which was destroyed under the previous Mayor of London and is being resurrected by the current Mayor, but that is happening under huge financial pressure and the Government’s failure to fund London properly.