Boris Johnson denies knowledge of plan to scrap police volunteers
16 September 2015
From the section London
Boris Johnson has been both mayor of London and an MP since May’s general election
The mayor of London has said he was not aware the Metropolitan Police was considering scrapping 1,000 volunteer officers.
The Met confirmed on 9 September it was looking at plans to cut Police Community Support Officers altogether.
But at mayor’s question time on Wednesday Boris Johnson told Assembly Members the proposal had not been discussed with him.
Labour’s policing spokeswoman Joanne McCartney said she was “astonished”.
The move to axe PCSOs is part of cost-cutting …read more
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