Airport policing (2)

MQT on 2008-11-12
Session date: 
November 12, 2008
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


What has been the cost to the Metropolitan Police of policing Heathrow Airport for each of the past 5 financial years? From which MPA directorate's budget have these costs been met?


Answer for Airport policing (2)

Answer for Airport policing (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The cost of policing Heathrow Airport, as reflected in the MPS budget, for the last five years is shown below. Cost 2004/05 £33.3m 2005/06 £35.7m 2006/07 £43.0m 2007/08 £40.6m 2008/09 £43.4m

Responsibility currently sits in Central Operations. Prior to April 2007 the responsibility sat with Specialist Operations. The budgets include overheads that are managed by support departments such as HR and Resources.