§ Sir J. Gilmour
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, pursuant to his powers under Section 30 of the Police Act, he will require the chief constables of the forces concerned to submit reports to him giving the extra cost to the local police force concerned in guarding the person of the Leader of the Party forming the Government of the country during the Party Conferences of their Party in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Roy Jenkins
No additional cost was incurred in 1962 and 1965. In 1963 the then Prime Minister did not attend the Conservative Party conference; in 1964 the Conservative Party conference was not held. In 1966 an additional cost of £15 16s. 0d. was incurred by the Brighton police.