Suburban Station security

Meeting: 
MQT on 2011-02-23
Session date: 
February 23, 2011
Reference: 
2011/0447
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Page 26 of your election manifesto states that 'we will release £3.1million that has been earmarked for MPS advertising and spin doctors to put towards funding approximately an extra 50 warranted officers. WE will specify that these new officers must patrol suburban platforms, in particular the stations with the highest levels of crime'. Please list the suburban national rails stations which benefitted from this pledge.

Answer

Answer for Suburban Station security

Answer for Suburban Station security

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The 50 British Transport Police officers provide neighbourhood style policing through seven teams supplementing other neighbourhood policing teams that were already in place.

The seven teams police outer London stations or lines travelling out of these main stations:

Croydon Bromley South Stratford Acton Mainline Seven Sisters Finsbury Park Wimbledon

A full list of the stations covered is included in Appendix F.