HC Deb 05 April 2001 vol 366 cc251-2W
Sandra Gidley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many(a) policemen and (b) policewomen there were in the Romsey constituency in (a) 1992, (b) 1997 and (c) 2001. [155858]

Mr. Charles Clarke

[holding answer 28 March 2001]: The Romsey section is covered by the Eastleigh division of the Hampshire constabulary. The force's records do not make it possible to provide information for 1992 for the Romsey section. The available information is set out in the table and has been provided by the chief constable.

Eastleigh division
Number of police officers
Eastleigh divisional total Romsey section
Year Male Female Male Female
December 1992 96 20 1 1
March 1997 96 21 38 3
March 20012 134 33 34 5
1Not available
2Boundary changes in April 2000 resulted in the extension of the Eastleigh division to include Hedge End and Netley