British Transport Police: Greater London

Department for Transport written question – answered on 2nd November 2015.

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Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Labour, Tooting

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many British Transport Police officers there were in London on 1 October (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013, (e) 2014 and (f) 2015.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Labour, Tooting

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many British Transport Police officers in London were contracted to work night shifts as at 1 October (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013, (e) 2014 and (f) 2015.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Labour, Tooting

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many British Transport Police officers were working night shifts in London on each day of September 2015.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Holding answer received on 29 October 2015

The table below sets out the number of British Transport Police (BTP) officers working in Greater London (all London boroughs) on 1 October in each year between 2010 and 2015:

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

1,715

1,638

1,643

1,608

1,592

1,732

The table below sets out the number of officers in Greater London (all London boroughs) which were contracted to work night shifts as at 1 October in each year between 2010 and 2015:

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

46

49

53

55

52

57

All BTP officers could potentially be rostered on to night shifts if necessary.

The table below sets out the number of BTP officers that were working night shifts in Greater London (all London Boroughs) on each day of September 2015:

01 September 2015

49

02 September 2015

62

03 September 2015

64

04 September 2015

61

05 September 2015

62

06 September 2015

59

07 September 2015

62

08 September 2015

61

09 September 2015

59

10 September 2015

57

11 September 2015

60

12 September 2015

61

13 September 2015

61

14 September 2015

57

15 September 2015

50

16 September 2015

60

17 September 2015

59

18 September 2015

59

19 September 2015

58

20 September 2015

57

21 September 2015

58

22 September 2015

57

23 September 2015

61

24 September 2015

62

25 September 2015

63

26 September 2015

60

27 September 2015

61

28 September 2015

58

29 September 2015

61

30 September 2015

55

It is important to note that the number of officers contracted and due to work night shifts would have increased if the night tube had not been deferred.

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