Hand-held metal detectors (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-12-16
Session date: 
December 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/4238
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How much did the Metropolitan police spend on handheld scanners in a) 2012/13 b) 2013/14 c)2014/15 and d) what is the forecast spend in 2015/16?

Answer

Answer for Hand-held metal detectors (1)

Answer for Hand-held metal detectors (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The MPS currently have 326 hand held scanners at a cost of approximately £55 per unit.  In each of the last 3 financial years 7 scanners have been purchased, the 2015/16 forecast is to purchase a further 7 scanners.