HC Deb 22 December 1983 vol 51 c335W
Mr. Dubs

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much money is allocated to the Metropolitan police special branch; and what proportion this is of the Metropolitan police budget.

Mr. Hurd

The cost of the Metropolitan police special branch in 1983–84 is estimated at £12.9 million. This represents about 1.6 per cent. of the gross estimated revenue expenditure of the force.