Metropolitan Police

Home Office written question – answered on 11th March 2015.

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Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Shadow Minister (London), Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers have been recruited by the Metropolitan Police Service in each year since 2010; and how many such officers are (a) of BAME origin and (b) women.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Shadow Minister (London), Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many administrative staff have been recruited by the Metropolitan Police Service in each year since 2010; and how many such staff are (a) of BAME origin and (b) women.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Holding answer received on 09 March 2015

The tables provided show the number of police officer and police staff joiners,

by joining type, for the Metropolitan Police Service from 2009/10 to 2013/14.

The tables include minority ethnic and female breakdowns.

Of the 79 people who provisionally accepted a place on the Metropolitan

Police’s innovative new programme Police Now, 16% are from an ethnic minority

background (correct as of January 2015).

Police officer and police staff joiners (Excel SpreadSheet, 14.25 KB)

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