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1168957
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star this property date less than 2020-01-06more like thismore than 2020-01-06
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Police: Recruitment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to improve the police recruitment process to increase diversity within UK police forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 466 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-14more like thismore than 2020-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to delivering the people’s priorities including the recruitment of an additional 20,000 police officers over the next three years.</p><p>Police officer entry requirements are set by the College of Policing. The Home Office is working with the National Police Chiefs Council, the College of Policing and forces to ensure there are no undue barriers for anyone who is qualified to do so from joining the police. New entry routes introduced by the College of Policing have been designed to equip officers with the skills they need for modern policing. The new training curriculum includes cyber-enabled crime, vulnerability and risk, well-being and resilience, criminology and crime prevention. Many forces are already using these new entry routes.</p><p>While the police workforce is more representative in terms of gender and ethnicity than it has ever been, there is still much more to be done. We have been clear that the uplift in officers is an important opportunity to improve diversity. However, recruitment is not the only way in which Forces can improve equality and diversity. Retention and progression also play a crucial role, particularly in enabling officers and staff to move into more senior and more specialised ranks and roles.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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464 more like this
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less than 2020-01-14T17:07:29.7Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-14T17:07:29.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1168956
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-06more like thismore than 2020-01-06
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Police: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to increase the support available to people wishing to become police officers but who do not meet the entry requirements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 465 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-14more like thismore than 2020-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to delivering the people’s priorities including the recruitment of an additional 20,000 police officers over the next three years.</p><p>Police officer entry requirements are set by the College of Policing. The Home Office is working with the National Police Chiefs Council, the College of Policing and forces to ensure there are no undue barriers for anyone who is qualified to do so from joining the police. New entry routes introduced by the College of Policing have been designed to equip officers with the skills they need for modern policing. The new training curriculum includes cyber-enabled crime, vulnerability and risk, well-being and resilience, criminology and crime prevention. Many forces are already using these new entry routes.</p><p>While the police workforce is more representative in terms of gender and ethnicity than it has ever been, there is still much more to be done. We have been clear that the uplift in officers is an important opportunity to improve diversity. However, recruitment is not the only way in which Forces can improve equality and diversity. Retention and progression also play a crucial role, particularly in enabling officers and staff to move into more senior and more specialised ranks and roles.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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464 more like this
466 more like this
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less than 2020-01-14T17:07:29.667Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-14T17:07:29.667Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1168955
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-06more like thismore than 2020-01-06
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Police: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure the police recruitment process is based upon skills directly relevant to those required by the role. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 464 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-14more like thismore than 2020-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to delivering the people’s priorities including the recruitment of an additional 20,000 police officers over the next three years.</p><p>Police officer entry requirements are set by the College of Policing. The Home Office is working with the National Police Chiefs Council, the College of Policing and forces to ensure there are no undue barriers for anyone who is qualified to do so from joining the police. New entry routes introduced by the College of Policing have been designed to equip officers with the skills they need for modern policing. The new training curriculum includes cyber-enabled crime, vulnerability and risk, well-being and resilience, criminology and crime prevention. Many forces are already using these new entry routes.</p><p>While the police workforce is more representative in terms of gender and ethnicity than it has ever been, there is still much more to be done. We have been clear that the uplift in officers is an important opportunity to improve diversity. However, recruitment is not the only way in which Forces can improve equality and diversity. Retention and progression also play a crucial role, particularly in enabling officers and staff to move into more senior and more specialised ranks and roles.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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465 more like this
466 more like this
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less than 2020-01-14T17:07:29.633Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-14T17:07:29.633Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1168954
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star this property date less than 2020-01-06more like thismore than 2020-01-06
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Police: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of entry requirements for people wishing to become police officers on the ability of the police force to recruit new staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 454 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-09more like thismore than 2020-01-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to delivering the people’s priorities including the recruitment of an additional 20,000 police officers over the next three years. The national ‘Be a Force for All’ campaign was launched in September and has supported local recruitment across all forces in England and Wales.</p><p>Police officer entry requirements are set by the College of Policing. The Home Office is working with the National Police Chiefs Council, the College of Policing and forces to ensure there are no undue barriers for anyone who is qualified to do so from joining the police.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2020-01-09T17:06:39.493Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-09T17:06:39.493Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1168453
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star this property date less than 2019-12-19more like thismore than 2019-12-19
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fire and Rescue Services: Floods more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of introducing a statutory duty for firefighters in England to respond to flooding on the ability of the fire service to tackle the issue of flooding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 214 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-07more like thismore than 2020-01-07
star this property answer text <p>A statutory duty for firefighters to respond to flooding is unlikely to make a significant difference to the Fire and Rescue Services which already provide effective response to flooding incidents. This has been demonstrated through the fantastic response of Fire and Rescue Services to a range of incidents in 2019 including the Wainfleet and Yorkshire floods and the Toddbrook Reservoir incident.</p><p>Fire and Rescue Authorities already have the power to respond to all kinds of emergencies for which they do not have a specific statutory duty, including flooding, under the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004.</p><p>Furthermore, the Government provides the Fire and Rescue Service with additional resource to tackle flooding via the provision of High-Volume Pumps and Water Rescue Assets.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 213 more like this
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less than 2020-01-07T12:51:18.837Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-07T12:51:18.837Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1168452
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star this property date less than 2019-12-19more like thismore than 2019-12-19
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fire and Rescue Services: Floods more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of introducing a statutory duty for firefighters in England to respond to flooding on the ability of the fire service to tackle flooding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 213 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-07more like thismore than 2020-01-07
star this property answer text <p>A statutory duty for firefighters to respond to flooding is unlikely to make a significant difference to the Fire and Rescue Services which already provide effective response to flooding incidents. This has been demonstrated through the fantastic response of Fire and Rescue Services to a range of incidents in 2019 including the Wainfleet and Yorkshire floods and the Toddbrook Reservoir incident.</p><p>Fire and Rescue Authorities already have the power to respond to all kinds of emergencies for which they do not have a specific statutory duty, including flooding, under the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004.</p><p>Furthermore, the Government provides the Fire and Rescue Service with additional resource to tackle flooding via the provision of High-Volume Pumps and Water Rescue Assets.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 214 more like this
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less than 2020-01-07T12:51:18.797Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-07T12:51:18.797Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1168451
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star this property date less than 2019-12-19more like thismore than 2019-12-19
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fire and Rescue Services: Floods more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect of recent trends in funding from the public purse of the Fire Brigade on their ability to deal adequately with incidents of flooding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-07more like thismore than 2020-01-07
star this property answer text <p>Fire and Rescue Authorities already have the necessary funding to respond to incidents, including flooding. This has been demonstrated through the fantastic response of Fire and Rescue Services to a range of incidents in 2019 including the Wainfleet and Yorkshire floods and the Toddbrook Reservoir incident.</p><p>Overall Fire and Rescue Authorities will receive around £2.3 billion in 2019/20.</p><p>Single purpose Fire and Rescue Authorities will see an increase in core spending power of 2.3% in cash terms in 2019/20, and an overall increase of 0.3% from 2015/16 to 2019/20.</p><p>Additionally, the Home Office also provides funding for High-Volume Pumps and training for their use as part of the New Dimensions Grant to Fire and Rescue Authorities. Including other National Resilience capabilities this totals approximately £18m.</p><p>The Home Office also provides a further £9m funding to Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, the Lead Authority for National Resilience, in support of the maintenance and assurance of National Resilience Capabilities, including High Volume Pumps.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2020-01-07T12:48:46.693Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-07T12:48:46.693Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1168449
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star this property date less than 2019-12-19more like thismore than 2019-12-19
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fire Stations: Closures more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of recent trends in fire station closures on the ability of the fire service to safeguard the public. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-07more like thismore than 2020-01-07
star this property answer text <p>In December the new Fire Inspectorate, HMICFRS, completed the first inspection of all fire and rescue services for over a decade. This included assessing how effective each service is at responding to fires and other emergencies.</p><p>Operational decisions including the number and locations of fire stations are for each fire and rescue authority to make as part of the integrated risk management planning process.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2020-01-07T12:39:37.677Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-07T12:39:37.677Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1168450
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star this property date less than 2019-12-19more like thismore than 2019-12-19
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fire and Rescue Services: Hampshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of recent trends in funding from the public purse for Hampshire fire service on the number of fire fatalities in that county. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 211 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-07more like thismore than 2020-01-07
star this property answer text <p>In 2019/20, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Authority will receive £65.2 million in core spending power. This is an increase of 2.4% compared with 2018/19. In addition, at March 2018, the authority held £30.3 million in reserves, equivalent to 47% of their core spending power, which is above the average for single purpose fire and rescue authorities.</p><p>There were seven fire-related fatalities recorded in Hampshire in the year ending June 2018. Fire-related fatalities fluctuate year to year due to the relatively small numbers involved and, over the last decade, fire-related fatalities in Hampshire have ranged between 2 and 12 a year.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2020-01-07T12:35:46.203Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-07T12:35:46.203Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
1167661
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star this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Hate Crime more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of trends in the level of police (a) numbers and (b) funding on the ability of the police to investigate hate crime. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South remove filter
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 8276 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office continues to monitor crime levels and officer numbers. Many factors impact on crime levels. More reporting of ‘hidden’ crimes, recording improvements and some genuine increases in offending, have all contributed to recent increases in recorded crime.</p><p>The Government is committed to recruiting 20,000 additional police officers over the next three years. In 2020/21 the Government is investing £750 million in policing to enable the first tranche of recruitment. Hampshire Police will be able to recruit 156 officers by the end of March 2021.</p><p>The Home Office is supporting the police to respond to hate crimes committed online through funding of £200,000 this year to the National Police Chiefs’ Council to run the National Online Hate Crime Hub, which assists the police to respond to reports more efficiently.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T17:30:04.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:30:04.3Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this