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Home Office written question – answered on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Damien Moore Damien Moore Conservative, Southport

What steps she is taking to ensure that police officers have adequate powers and protection.

Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel The Secretary of State for the Home Department

This Government is committed to ensuring police have the powers they need to keep themselves and the public safe, that is why we have lifted restrictions on stop and search and committed £10m in ring-fenced funding for Taser.

We will also introduce a Police Protection Bill to give police the support and protection they need to do their jobs effectively and safely.

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