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Operation Safeguard

Volume 487: debated on Monday 2 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the maximum amount is that police forces may charge for the provision of meals to prisoners held overnight in police cells under Operation Safeguard. (252349)

Under an agreement between NOMS and ACPO, the police are able to charge up to £12 for the provision of meals for a 24 hour period or part 24 hour period (this may be exceeded under exceptional circumstances).