§ Mr. Macfarlane
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if the reference in his speech, Official Report, 7th November, c. 317, to the strength of the Metropolitan Police being 1,500 higher than three years ago includes the recently transferred Heathrow Airport force.
§ Dr. Summerskill
Yes. 326 officers joined the force from the British Airports Police when the Metropolitan Police became responsible for policing the airport in November 1974.