Cost of phone hacking operations

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/0600
Question By: 
Kit Malthouse
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What has been the total cost of Operations Weeting, Eleveden and Tuleta thus far and how many sworn Police Officers and staff have been engaged in these investigations to date?

Answer

Answer for Cost of phone hacking operations

Answer for Cost of phone hacking operations

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The year to date cost of Operations Weeting is £16.5m, Elveden is £8.9m and Tuleta is £2.4m.

In 2012/13 164 sworn officers and 31 staff were engaged in these investigations, this reduced to 148 sworn officers and 26 staff in 2013/14.