To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many British Transport Police officers there have been on the Transport for London network in each of the last five years; and how many of those officers are planned to work on the Transport for London network in (a) 2019 and (b) each of the next three years.
The table below shows the budgeted number of British Transport Police (BTP) police officers and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) funded by TfL for the TfL network. BTP reimburse TfL with funding for vacant posts throughout the year.
Police Officer budgeted TfL establishment
PCSO budgeted TfL establishment
The above data is at 1 April of each year. The data for the current year is subject to review.
The policing resource for future years is subject to negotiation between TfL, BTP and the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA).