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Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 26th February 2021.

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Photo of Shaun Bailey Shaun Bailey Conservative

How many police stations were there in London for each year from and including 2015/16 to the current year?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

A Police Station is defined as an operational building with a Front Counter.  Due to the sustained reduction in funding from the Government, the number of buildings with Front Counters annually from 31st December 2015 had to be reduced, as shown below.

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Number of Operational Buildings with a Front Counter

73

73

37

37

36

36

The count of Front Counter numbers were recorded on the 31st December of each year.

In the previous years the number of front counters were

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Number of Operational Buildings with a Front Counter

149

148

142

136

133

73

73