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Metropolitan Police

Volume 81: debated on Friday 28 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total amount received by the Metropolitan police in each of the past five years for policing services other than from statutory funding sources.

[pursuant to his reply, 15 May 1985, c. 125]: The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis tells me that the total amount received by the Metropolitan police for police services, other than from direct Government grants and the precept, in each of the last five financial years, was as follows:

£
1980–8120,298,881·46
1981–8217,207,215·33
1982–8322,507,996·85
1983–8430,023,224·20
1984–8526,739,868·01
These figures relate to receipts from sporting events (including football matches), leisure activities, private

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total amount (a) invoiced for and (b) received by the Metropolitan police for police services from (i) sporting events, excluding football, (ii) private companies, (iii) nationalised industries and (iv) ceremonial events for each of the past three complete financial years.

[pursuant to his reply, 15 May 1985, c. 125]: The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis tells me that the information requested is as follows:companies, nationalised industries, Government departments and local authorities. Receipts for mutual aid provided to other police forces are excluded.