Police: Recruitment

Home Office written question – answered am ar 9 Mawrth 2020.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timeline for the delivery of the proposed 20,000 new police officers in England and Wales.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

The Government has committed to increasing the number of police officers by 20,000 over the next three years.

The Home Office has confirmed the recruitment targets for every force in England and Wales in the first year of the uplift, and 6,000 additional officers will be recruited in forces across England and Wales by the end of March 2021. Details of the allocations in years two and three are still to be determined. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-office-announces-first-wave-of-20000-police-officer-uplift

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