§ 34. Mr. Ruffley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received regarding the recruitment of special constables; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Kate Hoey
No representations have been received in respect of the recruitment of special constables.
The government fully support the efforts of police forces to recruit more special constables who bring a level of commitment and local knowledge which is invaluable in policing their own communities.