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Wildlife: Crime

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much the policing of wildlife crime cost in each police force area in each of the last 10 years. (288215)

Each force sets their own priorities having made an assessment on the issues of most importance locally. As such forces where wildlife crime is an issue will be likely to provide greater resources for tackling it. However, the Home Office does not collect data on the amount each force has spent policing wildlife crime.