Protecting Rifaat al-Assad

Meeting: 
MQT on 2011-10-12
Session date: 
October 12, 2011
Reference: 
2011/2932
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Are the Metropolitan police providing Rifaat al-Assad with security and if so, at what level and resources?

Answer

Answer for Protecting Rifaat al-Assad

Answer for Protecting Rifaat al-Assad

Answered By: 
The Mayor

It is well established practice that the Metropolitan Police never comments on protective security arrangements and their related costs. The disclosure of such information could compromise the integrity of those arrangements and affect the security of the individuals concerned.