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Question for Home Office

UIN HL3770, tabled on 1 December 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings and discussions they have had with the British Transport Police, the Ministry of Defence Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary regarding a merger of those organisations into a new National Infrastructure Constabulary; and whether such a merger will take place during this Parliament.

Answered on

15 December 2016

The Strategic Defence and Security Review included a commitment to “integrate infrastructure policing further and to review the options to do this”. The cross-Whitehall review team have been working with British Transport Police, Ministry of Defence Police and Civil Nuclear Constabulary, and they are a part of the governance structure and have provided expert input into the review. No decisions have yet been taken.

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Home Office