Metropolitan Police: Manpower

Home Department written question – answered on 21st April 2008.

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Photo of David Ruffley David Ruffley Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the rate of Metropolitan Police officer abstractions was from each London borough for (a) counter-terrorism, (b) special operations and (c) public order event policing work in each of the last three years; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Tony McNulty Tony McNulty Minister of State (Security, Counter-terrorism, Crime and Policing), Home Office

The Home Office does not hold any information centrally on the number of Metropolitan Police officer abstractions from (a) counter-terrorism, (b) special operations and (c) public order event policing work. Such data could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

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