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‘22,000 police jobs could be axed’ due to spending cuts




Reports claim that more than 20,000 police jobs could be slashed as a result of fresh spending cuts. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Reports claim that more than 20,000 police jobs could be slashed as a result of fresh spending cuts. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

More than 20,000 police jobs could be slashed as a result of fresh spending cuts, reports claim.

An estimate circulated among police chiefs suggested at least 22,000 posts could be lost, according to the Guardian.

The forecast is said to be based on a 25% fall in central funding provided by government for policing between now and 2020.


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