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Police: Rural Areas

Question for Home Office

UIN 143216, tabled on 11 May 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the cost of policing rural areas compared to urban areas.

Answered on

17 May 2018

The Home Office has not made an assessment of these relative costs. It is a matter for Chief Constables to determine the most effective policing model for their police force area, taking into account local conditions and priorities.

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