§ 18. Earl Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the number of members of the Metropolitan Police Force on 1st June, 1951, and 1st June, 1950, respectively.
§ 20. Earl Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the number of married members of the Metropolitan Police Force, occupying lodgings or sharing housing accommodation with their relatives, who wish for and have been unable to obtain separate accommodation.
§ Mr. Janner
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police in the Metropolitan area have been killed or injured on duty during each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Ede
During the five years 1946–50, inclusive, 15 Metropolitan Police officers died as the result of injury or disease incurred on duty, and 3,736 were injured. 75W Ninety-eight officers were granted pensions on account of injury or disease incurred on duty. The average period spent on sick leave through injury on duty was 21 days.
Following are the details:
METROPOLITAN POLICE OFFICERS KILLED OR INJURED ON DUTY — Died Injured Pensioned on account of injury Average period off duty on account of injury 1946 3 769 35 20 1947 2 806 18 22 1948 3 772 22 20 1949 3 676 16 21 1950 4 713 7 21 TOTAL 15 3,736 98 21