Sunday, May 31, 2009

UK Tiger demonstrators drain Police budget

(SO)The ongoing demonstration outside the UK Parliament in Westminster has since its inception 43 days ago cost the country’s largest police force almost 8 million pound sterling revealed, Met Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson.

Speaking to a Home Affairs Committee he said that the demonstration meant that the police force was extraordinarily stretched. He added that “we have to provide such a level of resources that it is reducing policing on the streets of London” Full text