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Police and Crime Commissioners: West Midlands

Question for Home Office

UIN 207187, tabled on 29 August 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner by-election held on 21 August 2014.

Answered on

8 September 2014

The cost of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) by-election on 21 August has been estimated to be £3.7 million. These costs are
underwritten by the Home Office and will not come from funds that would otherwise have gone to police forces.

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