HC Deb 10 April 2002 vol 383 c350W
Mr. Paice

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent discussions he has had with the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis about intervention in the operational independence of the Metropolitan Police Force; and if he will make a statement. [41613]

Mr. Denham

[holding answer 8 March 2002]:My right hon. Friend, the Home Secretary and the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, (Sir John Stevens) meet regularly, both formally and informally to discuss a range of issues relating to policing in London.