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Metropolitan Police Costs And Council Tax;amdt. Line 1:

EDM number 527A1 in 1996-97, proposed by Richard Tracey on 19/02/1997.

leave out from 'House' to end and add 'notes that since 1979 spending on the Metropolitan Police has incresed by almost 90 per cent. after allowing for inflation; notes that there are around 4,600 more police officers now in the Metropolitan Police than in 1979; notes that next year, 1997-98, the Metropolitan Police will be able spend an extra ú55 million-an increase of 3.4 per cent. on 1996-97; notes that the next year's settlement will allow the Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police to increase officer strength during 1997 to 27,400; notes that the Metropolitan Police will receive nearly ú3.4 million in 1996-97 rising to ú10 million in 1997-98 to recruit extra police constables; notes that the council taxpayers of Greater London contribute only 8 per cent. towards the cost of policing the capital compared to an average of 12 per cent. throughout England and Wales; notes that the Government will provide a special grant of ú130 million to the Metropolitan Police next year in recognition of the extra burdens associated with the capital city; and notes that the Shadow Chancellor has emphatically stated that he would stand by the Government's published spending plans.'.

This is a ammendment to 527.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

Richard Tracey19/02/1997SurbitonProposed
Michael Shersby19/02/1997UxbridgeSigned
Robert Hughes19/02/1997Harrow WestSigned
Toby Jessel19/02/1997TwickenhamSigned
Rhodes Boyson19/02/1997Brent NorthSigned
Sydney Chapman19/02/1997Chipping BarnetSigned
Iain Duncan Smith19/02/1997ChingfordSigned
Hugh Dykes19/02/1997Harrow EastSigned
Nigel Forman19/02/1997Carshalton & WallingtonSigned
Peter Bottomley19/02/1997ElthamSigned
Cyril Townsend19/02/1997BexleyheathSigned
Ian Twinn19/02/1997EdmontonSigned
David Wilshire19/02/1997SpelthorneSigned
John Marshall20/02/1997Hendon SouthSigned

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