Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

National Taser Fund Application (2)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 19th March 2020.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Caroline Pidgeon Caroline Pidgeon Liberal Democrat

Please provide details of how much you expect the associated costs to be should MOPAC be successful in receiving the full amount requested through the National Taser Fund?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

The full cost of funding the uplift to 10,000 specially trained taser officers, including purchase of the devices, associated equipment, training etc is £7m in 2020/21, £5.8m in 2021/22 and ongoing costs of £6.9m thereafter.

The Home Office one off funding of £1.9m will offset the costs in 2020/21.