MPS public order policing: rugby matches (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-10-21
Session date: 
October 21, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3139
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How much has been spent in extra policing of rugby matches outside Twickenham rugby stadium. (i.e. for policing in areas not owned or leased by Twickenham Stadium)?  Please supply the costs from 2014 to date.

Answer

Answer for MPS public order policing: rugby matches (1)

Answer for MPS public order policing: rugby matches (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The estimated cost of the provision of public order policing of rugby matches outside Twickenham rugby stadium since 01/01/14 to 31/10/15 (including estimates for the Rugby World Cup) is £610.6k, of which £470k are opportunity costs (Police Officer pay costs that would be incurred in normal duties). 

The MPS does not provide policing in areas owned or leased by Twickenham stadium.