HC Deb 14 July 2003 vol 409 cc57-8W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent representations he has received on the effectiveness of the Crime Fighting Fund. [125077]

Ms Blears

None. The Crime Fighting Fund has proved extremely effective in helping to deliver record numbers of police officers. By September 2002 the police service had 131,548 officers in England and Wales.