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Police (Pay)

Volume 81: debated on Tuesday 18 June 1985

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asked the Prime Minister what benefits in kind are available to members of the police; and if she will make a statement.

Under the Police Regulations 1979 every police officer must be provided by the police authority with free accommodation or paid a rent allowance in lieu. Some NHS medical, dental and optical charges are reimbursed. Most officers are provided with uniforms. Meals in police canteens are subsidised.