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Margot Parker MEP - We have to ensure our police force is adequately funded and paid for

Delivered by Margot Parker, on 2 November 2018

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MEP for Leicestershire Margot Parker said she was concerned the number of arrests made by police in the county had nearly halved in the last decade.

She said: "This is most worrying.

"The Government's cuts to services - including the police - has led to this problem.

"Now is the time to conduct a root and branch review of policing, with a Royal Commission, which will establish what is required to ensure the police deliver a service to the public which is fit for purpose, both now and in the future.

"We have to ensure our police force is adequately funded and paid for."

 

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