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Sexual Offences

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent steps she has taken to ensure that police forces have adequate resources to protect people in local communities from sex offenders. (255821)

Resources are essentially an operational issue for individual police forces. However, the Government grant on services for the police will have increased by over 60 per cent (or by over £3.7 billion) between 1997-98 and 2010-11.