HC Deb 06 December 1995 vol 268 c241W
Mr. Viggers

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the annual report on the MoD police, for what reasons a shortfall of 195 posts in the Ministry of Defence police has occurred. [3335]

Mr. Arbuthnot

A manning deficit was maintained by the chief constable to reflect known base closures and anticipated manpower reductions resulting from base security reviews at the time the 1994–95 annual report was published.

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