Thursday 26 January 2017 / 12:05 PM 2017 Press Archive / The Latest from Labour

The latest crime statistics show the true scale of the challenge our officers now face – Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary,
speaking after the release of police workforce statistics, said: 

“With over 20,000 officers lost since 2010, the Tories are risking
public safety with these extreme cuts.

“They slashed police budgets in the last Parliament and are
reducing funding even further now.

“The latest crime statistics show the true scale of the challenge
our officers now face. This is the worst time to cut the police.”