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Key Worker Living Scheme: Police

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 1st February 2008.

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Photo of Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Conservative, Henley

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many police officers lived in key worker housing in (a) England, (b) London and (c) each London borough in each year since 2001.

Photo of Caroline Flint Caroline Flint Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing)

Information on members of the police service who occupied key worker housing in (b) London and (c) each London borough in each year since 2001 is not held centrally and can be provided only at a disproportionate cost.

In England 3,213 members of the police service have been provided with housing assistance through the Starter Home Initiative (April 2001-March 2004) and the Key Worker Living programme (March 2004-October 2007), for which a breakdown is shown as follows

Number
2001-02 10
2002-03 255
2003-04 1,048
2004-05 384
2005-06 857
2006-07 505
2007-08 154
Total 3,213

In London 1,661 members of the police service have been provided with housing assistance through the Starter Home Initiative (April 2001-March 2004) and the Key Worker Living programme (March 2004-October 2007). A detailed breakdown by year is not held centrally.

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No37 people think not

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