Policing football costs [5]

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-10-19
Session date: 
October 19, 2016
Reference: 
2016/3912
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many extra police constables could the Met afford if London professional football clubs contributed to the Met the full cost of policing their matches ?

Answer

Answer for Policing football costs [5]

Answer for Policing football costs [5]

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The cost of policing football in London varies each year.  

 

Based on the 2015/16 season the net cost of officers deployed to football club related operations across London was £5,019,992.  Based on an average salary this would equate to circa 93 constables.