HL Deb 01 February 1999 vol 596 cc185-6WA
Lord Wallace of Saltaire

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many liaison officers from overseas police forces (including financial police) are in post in London; and from which countries they are drawn. [HL581]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Currently, there are 25 liaison officers from overseas police forces in post in London. They are drawn from Australia, France, Germany, Italy, the USA, Canada, South Africa, Spain and Norway.

This figure is subject to minor fluctuation as new postings are agreed and others end. It does not include those who are posted to London in another primary capacity but who occasionally carry out functions similar to those of a police liaison officer, or Customs liaison officers.