Violent Crime

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 17th June 2019.

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Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

In the answers today—and in the absence of the Home Secretary—the Government look aloof and simply as though they are not taking a national crisis seriously enough. Why is the Home Office still withholding tens of millions of pounds from the Met that its own advisers on the English Cities Fund said London requires for major demonstrations, sports events and visits of foreign dignitaries? When will that money come through to fund the extra thousands of police officers that London desperately needs?