HC Deb 22 October 1953 vol 518 c295W
70. Sir H. Williams

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the annual cost of the motor cars used by the police services in England and Wales; and what the cost is for the Metropolitan Police District.

Sir D. Maxwell Fyfe

In the year 1952–53, £612,891 2s. 9d. was spent on the purchase, running and maintenance of motor vehicles used by the Metropolitan police. This figure does not include the cost of wages of maintenance staff or of providing garages and workshops. Comparable figures for the rest of the country are not available.

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