HC Deb 06 March 1984 vol 55 c546W
Mrs. Roe

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list in the Official Report the population of the areas served by each of the existing joint police authorities in England and Wales.

Mr. Hurd

The information requested is as follows:

Population of force area on 30 June 1982*
Police Authority Number
Avon and Somerset 1,363,000
Devon and Cornwall 1,396,000
Dyfed-Powys 444,000
Hampshire 1,605,000
Northumbria 1,449,000
North Wales 626,000
South Wales 1,298,000
Sussex 1,343,000
Thames Valley 1,828,000
West Mercia 1,019,000


* The population figures are from the Registrar General's provisional estimate for England and Wales including British, Commonwealth and foreign armed forces stationed in the area.

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