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Police: Counter-terrorism

Question for Home Office

UIN 187079, tabled on 1 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to page 76 of Budget 2018, what proportion of the additional £160 million funding for counter-terror policing in 2019-20 is an increase on previously planned year on year spending; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

6 November 2018

The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced an additional £160m funding for counter-terrorism policing in 2019-20 in the Budget statement on 29th October 2018 (Hansard Vol. 648, Column 657). This takes counter-terrorism police funding for next year to over £800m. The entirety of this additional funding is new money not previously announced or agreed.

The effect of this additional investment will be that counter-terrorism police budgets increase by £59m, from £757m this year to £816m next.

CT police funding since 2015-16 is set out in the table below.

£m

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Baseline budget (as SR 2015)

564

708

707

686

656

Additional investment (since SR)

-

28

71

160

Total funding

564

708

735

757

816

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