Friends of Richmond Park

MQT on 2014-10-22
Session date: 
October 22, 2014
Question By: 
Tony Arbour
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Following the recent correspondence between the Metropolitan Police and the Friends of Richmond Park regarding the future of funding for the Royal Parks Police, will you ensure that the MPS conduct a review, in consultation with those involved in Parks policing, regarding what policing model best matches the requirements of the Royal Parks?


Answer for Friends of Richmond Park

Answer for Friends of Richmond Park

Answered By: 
The Mayor

MOPAC expects the Home Office to announce of the outcome of their recent funding bid for Royal Parks policing in December. In the interim the Royal Parks, MOPAC and the MPS have begun discussions on the future model for policing the Royal Parks. As part of this consideration will be given as to when and how to involve stakeholders including Friends groups and Park users.