HC Deb 05 August 1889 vol 339 cc331-2
Address for Return of the Cost of the Police in each of the Boroughs of Great Britain having, according to the Census of 1881, a population of over 100,000 inhabitants, for the year ended the 30th day of September 1888, and in the City of London, the Metropolitan Police District, and the Dublin Metropolitan Police District for the year ended 31st day of March 1889, giving in each case the following items, in Columns numbered as below:—
- 1. Name of place.
- 2. Estimated population in 1888.
- 3. Rateable value.
- 4. Acreage.
- 5. Estimated number of inhabited houses.
- 6. Length of streets, squares, &c, in miles.
- 7. Strength of Police Force, viz.: (a) Average daily number employed at private cost; (b) Estimated daily number employed in ordinary Police duties, including all detectives, Court duties, &c.
- 8. Gross total cost of Police, exclusive of amounts charged against loans.
- 9. Sums received for special services of both (a) and (b) of Column 7, and from the Treasury for the conveyance of prisoners.
- 10. Sums paid for rent, rates and taxes, and and in erection or purchase of buildings or purchase of ground, exclusive of the amounts charged against loans.
- 11. Cost of Police, less the two preceding items.
- 12. Superannuations and gratuities other than those paid out of the Superannuation Fund.
- 13. Amount of Government Grant towards pay and clothing.
- 14. Number of Police employed in ordinary Police duties per £10,000 rateable value.
- 15. Number of population to each officer in Column 7 (b).
- 16. Number of acres to each officer in Column 7 (b).
- 17. Number of inhabited houses to each officer in Column 7 (b).
- 18. Number of miles to each officer in Column 7 (b).
- 19. Cost of Police in Column 11 per pound rateable value.
- 20. Cost of Police in Column 11 per inhabitant.
- 21. Cost of Police in Column 11 per acre.
- 22. Cost of Police in Column 11 per inhabited house.
- 23. Cost of Police in Column 11 per mile.
- 24. Cost of Police in Column 11 per constable employed in ordinary Police duties.
- 25. Cost of Police in Column 11 per constable employed in ordinary Police duties, less the cost of superannuation deficiency (Column 12).
- 26. Cost of Police to the Local Rates, being the difference between the amounts in Columns 11 and 13.
- 27. Cost of Police in Column 26 per pound rateable value.
And, in the case of Dublin only, giving particulars of any local or incidental charge paid over to the Exchequer as an extra receipt beyond the amount of the Police Rate given in Column 26."—(Mr. Murphy.)