HC Deb 30 October 1985 vol 84 c537W
Mr. Wrigglesworth

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will estimate the net cost of policing the mining dispute for each police authority in Scotland.

Mr. John MacKay

The information is set out in the following table:

(£ thousand)
Police authority area Estimated expenditure Amount of police grant and special grant payable Estimated net cost to police authorities
Central 565 327 238
Dumfries and Galloway Nil Nil Nil
Fife 759 457 302
Grampian Nil Nil Nil
Lothian and Borders 1,534 790 744
Northern Nil Nil Nil
Strathclyde 2,128 1,064 1,064
Tayside 66 33 33
Total 5,052 2,671 2,381

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