Police Force Collaboration

Home Department written question – answered on 19th November 2012.

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Photo of Mark Pawsey Mark Pawsey Conservative, Rugby

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate her Department has made of the potential savings police forces could make through collaboration with other forces.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green Minister of State (Ministry of Justice and Home Office) , The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice

Collaboration is a key tool by which forces can improve operational effectiveness and drive out savings. HMIC's report “Increasing Efficiency in the Police Service—The role of collaboration” sets out forces' estimate that they will save £132 million through force to force collaboration by March 2015.

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