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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

As a fellow London MP, representing constituents in Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, I have a personal view on this which I think is reflected by my constituents. Given a choice between £1 of their money being spent on more bureaucracy in the centre and £1 being spent on local police officers, we both know what their priority would be. It is for the Mayor and his office to explain to the public they serve their decisions and the allocation of their budgets at this time.