§ 75. Mr. RAFFAN
asked the Home Secretary what was the average number of men employed in the Metropolitan Police Force, and the total cost of the Force to the Exchequer and to the rates in each of the years 1900–1, 1905–6, 1910–11, and 1920–21?
§ Mr. SHORTT
I will have the figures asked for published in the OFFICIAL REPORT. AS the average number is not available, I will give the number serving on 30th September in each year.
§ The figures referred to are as follow:1443
|Year||Strength of Force on 30th September in each year excluding men, payment for whose services is recovered.||Net cost for each year, excluding payments for services.||How Defrayed.|
|* From Exchequer Contribution Account and Local Taxation Account.|
|† Partly from Treasury Grant and partly from Exchequer Contribution Account and Local Taxation Account.|