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Police: Standards

Home Office written question – answered on 11th February 2020.

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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, what performance targets her Department sets for the police.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of performance targets in improving policing.

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

Prior to 2010, police performance targets were set by the Home Office. These were abolished in that year by the incoming administration. In 2015, the then Home Secretary commissioned Chief Superintendent Irene Curtis to produce a review of the broader use of targets in Policing.

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