§ Mr. John Fraser
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will call for a report from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis on the raid on seven homes in Brailsford and Arlingford roads, London SW2, in the week commencing 28 October, to include the number of charges resulting from the raid, the cost thereof and the number of police officers deployed.
§ Mr. Giles Shaw
The Commissioner informs me that as a result of a raid on a house in Brailsford road, SW2, one man has been charged with arson and arson with intent to endanger life. Sixty-nine policy officers, two scene of crime officers and two photographers were deployed to this operation as a part of normal duties; no additional costs were incurred.