HC Deb 08 March 1996 vol 273 c406W
Mr. Rendel

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to make additional resources available to Thames Valley and Hampshire police forces for the year 1996. [19780]

Mr. Maclean

Spending on the police in 1996–97 will increase in Thames Valley by 5 per cent. and in Hampshire by 3.9 per cent. over the previous year. This represents additional resources of £9.7 million and £6.6 million respectively.