HC Deb 22 June 1971 vol 819 c263W
Mr. Dempsey

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers, and of what ranks, on duty and standing by, and how many police vans were engaged in controlling the Clydeside workers, ministers of religion, and Scottish Members of Parliament during the recent demonstration at No. 10 Downing Street; and what was the total cost involved of these police services.

Mr. Sharples

Ninety-four police officers were on duty on 16th June in connection with the visit of shipbuilding workers to London.

Their ranks were: 1 commander, 2 chief superintendents, 2 chief inspectors, 4 inspectors, 9 sergeants, 76 constables. One coach, five personnel carriers and one car were used.

There were no additional costs to police funds.

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