§ Mr. Gapes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 18 January,Official Report, column 474, what was the total cost in January of the police operations concerning the M11 link road through Wanstead including police overtime payments, expenses and allowances and other costs.
§ Mr. Charles Wardle
[holding answer 22 February 1994]: I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that the additional manpower costs of policing the M11 link road protest on Wanstead common 676W during January were £16,163. This figure includes overtime payments and the related national insurance contribution, but excludes basic pay and allowances.