Emergency Services: Staff

Home Office written question – answered on 27th April 2016.

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Photo of Cat Smith Cat Smith Junior Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 34792, how much of the £10 million allocated to the emergency services from the LIBOR fines will be available to retired emergency service workers.

Photo of Cat Smith Cat Smith Junior Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 34792, how the £4 million allocation from LIBOR fines that have been allocated for mental health support is being divided between emergency services; and what proportion of that funding will be allocated to (a) firefighters, (b) police officers and staff and (c) paramedics and ambulance staff.

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

The LIBOR funding allocated to support emergency services staff and volunteers was allocated to a variety of charities covering all the emergency services. The Police and Fire Service treatment and rehabilitation centres and the Air Ambulance Services Charity are among the charities in receipt of LIBOR funding and they support retired as well as serving personnel. Information is not held centrally on proportions of funding allocated to each emergency service or to retired emergency services workers.

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