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Police: Finance

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much extra funding will be provided by the Government for policing provision during the Labour Party conference in Bournemouth. (156022)

The Home Office provide special grant to police authorities to pay for the additional costs of policing the main annual party conferences.

Dorset police submitted a bid of £4.5 million (revenue) plus £80,000 (capital) for the additional costs of policing the 2007 Labour Party autumn conference which has been approved.