§ Mr. McENTEE
asked the Home Secretary what is the approximate number of members of the Metropolitan police who are exempt wholly or partially, or allowed time off in consequence of being engaged, respectively, on police federation work, sports, central band, divisional hand, and canteens?
§ Sir J. GILMOUR
The following numbers of individual members of the Metropolitan police have been exempted wholly or partially from duty, or allowed time off, on one or more occasions during the six months ended on 30th June, 1934, in consequence of being engaged in the manners specified:
Police federation work … 153 Sports … … 742 Central band … 73 Divisional bands … 271 Canteens … 10