HC Deb 22 June 1994 vol 245 c175W
Mr. Nigel Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to review the formula for calculating areas of urban population for policing purposes; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Charles Wardle

A new needs-based formula is currently being developed to inform the allocation of resources between police authorities. The definition of urban areas is being considered in that context.

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