Police

Home Office written question – answered on 15th December 2016.

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Photo of Baroness Harris of Richmond Baroness Harris of Richmond Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings and discussions they have had with the British Transport Police, the Ministry of Defence Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary regarding a merger of those organisations into a new National Infrastructure Constabulary; and whether such a merger will take place during this Parliament.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

The Strategic Defence and Security Review included a commitment to “integrate infrastructure policing further and to review the options to do this”. The cross-Whitehall review team have been working with British Transport Police, Ministry of Defence Police and Civil Nuclear Constabulary, and they are a part of the governance structure and have provided expert input into the review. No decisions have yet been taken.

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