Policy paper

Police finances: response to sixth report of the Home Affairs Committee

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Police finances: the government response to the sixth report from the Home Affairs Committee (session 2010 to 2011, HC 695).


Police finances: government response to sixth report of the Home Affairs Committee

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The Home Affairs Committee published its report on police finances on 23 February 2011. The inquiry considered the policing settlement for the financial year 2011 to 2012 including:

  • the impact on the police workforce
  • other sources of savings
  • the timetable for the savings
  • the impact on different forces

This paper sets out the government response to the committee’s report and addresses the conclusions and recommendations in turn. It also sets out the government’s position, more generally, on the topics raised by the committee.