§ Mr. Alasdair Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the police budget in England and Wales is for the financial years 2000–01 to 2003–04. 
§ Mr. Charles Clarke
Net budgets for Police Authorities in England and Wales in 2000–01 totalled £7,713.4 million. Each police authority sets its annual budget before 1 March each year, so information for the years from 2001–02 is not available.