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Mayor Sadiq Khan: Londoners’ safety is at risk because of Government funding cuts

By DPF Admin25th January 2017August 6th, 2019Area Updates, Latest News, Northern Updates, Southern Updates

Sadiq Khan today claimed that Londoners’ safety was being put at risk by £170 million Government underfunding of duties like royal protection and policing of major events. 

In a letter to London MPs and council leaders, the Mayor asked for their support in making sure that the capital gets it fair share of police funding under a new formula. 

It came as his deputy mayor, Sophie Linden, warned the Standard that the capital would be at greater risk from terrorism, and community policing would suffer, unless ministers plugged the gap.

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