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Street Crime

Part of Treasury – in the House of Commons on 7th January 2020.

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Photo of Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

The hon. Lady talks about things a decade ago. A decade ago, this country was borrowing £150 billion—the largest deficit in peacetime history. That is why this Government had to take action to restore our public finances to a place of sanity, and that is why now, because of the careful management of the economy, we are able to invest in 20,000 new police officers and additionally give them the powers they need to keep us all safe.