HC Deb 22 May 1996 vol 278 cc248-9W
Mr. Wareing

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the effects on operations of the Merseyside police of the police grant report (England and Wales) 1996–97. [30504]

Mr. Maclean

None. It is for the police authority and the chief constable to determine spending and operational priorities on the basis of the resources made available to them.