HC Deb 02 December 1980 vol 995 c50W
Mr. Nicholas Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the current strength in number of the police special patrol group; and if he has any plans to increase its size.

Mr. Whitelaw

The current strength of the Metropolitan Police special patrol group is 241; the Commissioner has its eventual complement under review in the light of my statement of 10 March.—[Vol. 980, c. 395–96.]