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Police: Scotland

Home Office written question – answered on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of John Lamont John Lamont Conservative, Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what effect funding 20,000 additional police officers will have on the Scottish Government's block grant.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Home Department

Any increase in funding to the police forces of England and Wales would generate a ‘Barnett consequential’ uplift to the Block Grants to the Scottish Government. It would be a matter for the Scottish Government to determine how the additional resources would be allocated.

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