HC Deb 21 October 2002 vol 391 cc87-8W
Norman Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers are in post(a) in total and (b) in each police authority area. [52157]

Mr. Denham

[holding answer 29 April 2002]: I apologise for delay in responding to this Question. The table shows, for 31 March 2002, the total number of police officers for each police authority area in England and Wales.

Police Strength—England and Wales
Government Region Police force Strength as at 31 cMarch 2002
North East Cleveland 1,461

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