HC Deb 11 March 1980 vol 980 c525W
Mr. Sproat

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers of the rank of inspector and above are wholly or mainly employed in the investigation of complaints against police in the Metropolitan Police district and in the rest of England and Wales; and what the respective costs are.

Mr. Brittan

84 in the Metropolitan Police and 144 in other forces. The cost, including rent allowance but excluding overtime and overheads, is estimated to be:

Metropolitan Police 1,125,000
Other forces 1,650,000