§ Mr. Fatchett
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give the latest available figures for uniformed police officers in the West Yorkshire metropolitan police force; and what is the current establishment figure.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
On 30 November 1987 the strength of the West Yorkshire police was 5,209. The authorised police establishment is 5,204, and there is approval for 17 supernumerary police posts.