To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total amount spend by
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|Region and force||May 1979||January 1988||Increase||Per cent.|
the Metropolitan police in 1987 on management and computer consultancy contracts, excluding hardware and software purchases.
I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that the Metroplitan police spent £1,673,923 on management and computer consultancy contracts in 1987.