§ Mr. Tipping
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department by how many extra police officers the police forces in Thames Valley and Nottinghamshire have been supplemented in 1993–94; if these officers are permanent augmentations; and for what duties they have been provided.
§ Mr. Charles Wardle
[holding answer 11 January 1993]: In common with all provincial police force, Thames Valley and Nottinghamshire have been given no increase in their permanent establishments for 1993–94. I understand that my right hon. and noble Friend has written to the hon. Member about detailed aspects of this matter.