Policing

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:53 pm on 19th December 2017.

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Photo of Oliver Dowden Oliver Dowden Conservative, Hertsmere 1:53 pm, 19th December 2017

Community-based policing is the cornerstone of policing in Hertsmere and has a much valued role. I welcome the flexibility that the Minister has shown over the precept. However, what reassurance can he give me that community-based policing will be properly funded in small towns such as Potters Bar that might be disadvantaged relative to larger urban areas?