Baroness Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1634
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Please confirm the final cost of policing the funeral of Baroness Margaret Thatcher?

Answer

Answer for Baroness Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Answer for Baroness Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Officers are drafting a response which will be sent shortly.

Written response from the Mayor 09 September 2013

The additional cost for policing the funeral was £943,833, of which the Metropolitan Police Service account for £845,600. This is the direct additional cost and does not include any costs that would have been incurred under normal duties.

A breakdown of the cost of Baroness Thatcher's funeral can be found in the written statement to Parliament on the gov.uk website at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/baroness-thatchers-funeral-final-....