To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers have been recruited by the Metropolitan Police Service in each year since 2010; and how many such officers are (a) of BAME origin and (b) women.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
11 March 2015
The tables provided show the number of police officer and police staff joiners,
by joining type, for the Metropolitan Police Service from 2009/10 to 2013/14.
The tables include minority ethnic and female breakdowns.
Of the 79 people who provisionally accepted a place on the Metropolitan
Police’s innovative new programme Police Now, 16% are from an ethnic minority
background (correct as of January 2015).