Seema Malhotra MP

Labour and Cooperative Member of Parliament for Feltham and Heston

Seema Malhotra MP challenges Theresa May on Police

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Seema Malhotra MP challenges Prime Minister Theresa May over cuts to police numbers during the debate on the Queens Speech for 2017.

As Home Secretary in the coalition and Conservative governments, Theresa May presided over cuts to both police numbers in general and armed police officers in particular.  There was a 13.1% fall in the number of police officers since March 2009 but a 18% drop in the number of armed officers.  Full numbers are available from the UK government.  You can see the video here:

 

 

The text of the debate is available here.  

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