Police: Recruitment

Home Office written question – answered on 5th November 2019.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much of the £750 million police recruitment fund announced in the Spending Review will be retained by her Department to spend on publicity.

Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much of the £750 million of funding for the recruitment of police officers in 2020-21 will be allocated to (a) police forces and (b) retained by her Department.

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

The Home Office is investing £750 million of new funding into policing to enable forces to recruit 6,000 additional officers by the end of March 2021.

The full details of this funding will be announced at the provisional police funding settlement announcement in the usual way.

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