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Part of Home Department – in the House of Commons on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel The Secretary of State for the Home Department

My hon. Friend is absolutely right to praise his chief constable and his police and crime commissioner. I wish to extend thanks to them for everything they have been doing with regard to making a difference in the local community. That also means being part of our scheme and initiative to recruit 20,000 more police officers, and so I absolutely welcome that.