Police: Recuitment

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

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Photo of Jonathan Lord Jonathan Lord Conservative, Woking

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Government's plans to recruit 20,000 new police officers, how many new officers will be will be deployed in (a) Surrey and (b) the South East.

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

The allocation of new officers between forces is yet to be confirmed.

The Government’s commitment to recruiting 20,000 additional officers over three years will provide every force in England and Wales with an uplift in resource to address the demand pressures they face.

The Chancellor has announced that the Home Office will receive £750 million for investment in policing in 2020/21, this funding will support recruitment of the first wave of up to 6,000 additional officers across the 43 territorial police forces in England and Wales.

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