HC Deb 13 November 1947 vol 444 c102W
86. Mr. J. Morrison

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many recruits have entered the Metropolitan Police Force since the 1st August, 1945; how many of those recruited in this period have left the service; and what is the approximate cost of training a recruit at the present time.

Mr. Ede

Three thousand five hundred and twenty-four; 622; and, so far as the Metropolitan Police Force is concerned, about £46.