HC Deb 26 February 2002 vol 380 c1240W
Mr. Barker

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the per capita expenditure on police in East Sussex was in(a) 1997 and (b) 2001; and what the national average was in those years. [34089]

Mr. Denham

Figures are not available separately for East Sussex. The gross cost per capita for Sussex in 1997–98 was £117.8 and in 2001–02 it is estimated at £132.5. The gross cost on an average per capita basis in England and Wales was £138.4 in 1997–98 and estimated at £165.5 in 2001–02.Explanatory Note: All figures are from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy Police statistics: 1997–98 Actuals and 2001–02 Estimates.