§ Ms Janet Anderson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of staff in the Metropolitan police are involved in(a) operational duties and (b) non-policing functions. 
§ Mr. Maclean
I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that all police officers are available for operational duties. Currently, 88.7 per cent. of police officers and 37.2 per cent. of civilian staff are allocated to operational duties, and 11.3 per cent. of police officers and 62.8 per cent. of civilian staff to non-operational support duties.