Durham Constabulary: Recruitment

Home Office written question – answered on 29th January 2020.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of (a) the quantity of additional funding Durham Constabulary will be allocated receive for training and recruitment and (b) the number of additional police officers expected to be recruited by Durham Constabulary in each of the next five years.

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

The 2020/21 police funding settlement announced on 22 January set out that Durham Constabulary will receive up to a maximum of £133.3m funding in 2020/21 if precept flexibility is fully utilised, an increase of £9.7m on 2019/20.

Durham will be able to recruit an additional 68 officers during 2020/21, the first year of the Government’s commitment to recruiting 20,000 more police officers over the next three years.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.