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Police Force Amalgamations

Volume 450: debated on Wednesday 11 October 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the Home Office has reported to the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) as the impact on its ability to deliver the £1,060 million Gershon efficiency savings by the police of the change in the position relating to police force amalgamations; what alternative efficiency savings have been proposed to the OGC by the Home Office to replace the savings expected to be made; and if he will make a statement on the Home Office’s latest reports of progress towards achieving the total efficiency savings by the police. (86089)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by the Minister of State, Home Office on 15 August, printed on 4 September 2006, Official Report, column 1882W.