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Police Grant Report

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:47 pm on 5th February 2019.

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Photo of Judith Cummins Judith Cummins Shadow Minister (International Trade) 3:47 pm, 5th February 2019

Does my right hon. Friend agree that the thin blue line is getting thinner? On top of cuts to police funding, our police face extra demands on their resources because of cuts to other services. Her Majesty’s inspector of constabulary has stated that the police are distracted from dealing with crime because they are too busy dealing with the tens of thousands of cases resulting from a mental health service in crisis.