§ Mr. Ken Hargreaves
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the number of police officers in the Lancashire constabulary in 1979 and at the last date available.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
In December 1979 there were 3,089 police officers on the strength of the Lancashire constabulary. By the end of August 1991 this had increased by 121 to 3,210 police officers.