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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:38 pm on 12th November 2018.

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Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department 3:38 pm, 12th November 2018

I sympathise with the hon. Gentleman’s back pain. I fully understand the point he is making and he will have much support for those sentiments on the Benches behind me. There was new money in the Budget for counter-terrorism and for mental health services, which is extremely important for local policing. In terms of budgets for local forces, I ask him to have a little patience and wait for the police funding settlement in early December.