§ 39. Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will publish in the Official Report details of the strength of the Metropolitan Police Force at the latest most convenient stated date; and how these figures compare with the 1939 to 1945 period.
§ Mr. Carlisle
21,449 on 25th June. At the end of 1939 it was 18,891, and at the end of 1945 12,395.