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Minister for Policing and senior police officers to give evidence to the Home Affairs Committee

Minister for Policing and senior police officers to give evidence to the Home Affairs Committee

19 July 2010

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Oral Evidence Session on Policing
Tuesday 27 July 2010
Wilson Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons

At 11.00 am
Nick Herbert MP, Minister for Policing, Home Office

At approximately 11.45 am
Sir Paul Stephenson, Metropolitan Police Commissioner

At approximately 12.15 pm
Sir Hugh Orde, President, Association of Chief Police Officers

Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, Chair of the Committee, said:

We are pleased to welcome the new Policing Minister and senior police officers to give evidence. We are keen to examine the policing policies of the Coalition Government, and their implications for operational policing, in particular elected police commissioners, reducing police bureaucracy, force structures and officer numbers. This will be particularly important in the light of cuts to the Home Office budget, given that policing accounts for over half of the overall budget.”