HC Deb 08 May 2002 vol 385 c221W
Mr. Paice

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what studies he has recently commissioned regarding the costs of policing the London metropolitan area; and what studies he has taken into account relating to cities of similar size abroad. [40284]

Mr. Denham

[holding answer 4 March 2002]: I have commissioned no specific research but the Metropolitan police service have recently commissioned research from the London School of Economics to establish a list of major cities world-wide against which the MPS could be benchmarked.