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Neighbourhood Policing

Volume 455: debated on Monday 15 January 2007

24. To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent assessment he has made of the introduction of neighbourhood policing in (a) Avon and Somerset police force and (b) England and Wales. (114698)

Neighbourhood policing will be introduced to every area by April 2007, and every community will have a neighbourhood policing team by April 2008. Delivery of neighbourhood policing has now extended to more than 6,700 neighbourhoods.

Currently there are 47 dedicated neighbourhood policing teams in Avon and Somerset.