Police: Finance

Home Office written question – answered on 16th September 2020.

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Photo of Steven Baker Steven Baker Conservative, Wycombe

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will secure funding settlements for the police extending over two to three years in the Spending Review.

Photo of Steven Baker Steven Baker Conservative, Wycombe

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will ensure that police officers are not used to backfill police staff roles to achieve cost savings; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Steven Baker Steven Baker Conservative, Wycombe

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, she will ensure that police staff roles are sufficiently resourced through the Spending Review to ensure that new police officers are not diverted away from core policing duties.

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

The Department is in the process of undertaking work on the Spending Review, in consultation with the policing sector. We will continue to make the best case for policing to deliver this Government’s top priorities and will make an announcement in due course.

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