HC Deb 11 April 2002 vol 383 cc563-4W
Mrs. Calton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many community police officers there are in Greater Manchester, broken down by constituency. [42844]

Mr. John Denham

[holding answer 19 March 2002]: The information in the table has been provided by the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (David Wilmot). The number of community police officers is shown for each police division. A breakdown by Parliamentary constituency is not available.

Division Community Police Officers1
North Manchester Division 54
South Manchester Division 100
The City of Salford Division 75
Division Community Police Officers1
Tamside Metropolitan 34
Borough Division
Stockport Metropolitan 53
Borough Division
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Division 66
Wigan Metropolitan Borough Division 53
Tafford Metropolitan Borough Division 38
Bury Metropolitan Borough Division 32
Rochdale Metropolitan 47
Borough Division
Oldham Metropolitan Borough Division 36
Total 588
1 Greater Manchester police have defined a 'community police officer' as an officer who dedicates their duties to working within the community in partnership with other agencies, examples are a hool liaison officers and youth offender officers.