Public Accounts Committee says funding for policing is down by almost a fifth since 2010-11

08 November 2018

A report by the Public Accounts Committee found that funding for policing is down by almost one-fifth since 2010-11, and there are nearly one-fifth fewer officers and staff.

It was released amid national calls for a crackdown on violence after five people were stabbed to death in London in just a week, and official statistics show knife crime at record levels. Read more.

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