Met Police Nationalities

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-08-10
Session date: 
August 10, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3112
Question By: 
Peter Whittle
Organisation: 
UKIP
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

To ask the Mayor how many sworn and warranted police officers serving with the Metropolitan Police are not British nationals.

Answer

Answer for Met Police Nationalities

Answer for Met Police Nationalities

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The table below outlines the number of non-British Nationals within the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).

Note that new police recruits must have lived in London for 3 of the last 6 years and that applicants from outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) must have leave to enter and remain in the UK for an indefinite period.

Total Police Officer Strength

30,719

British Nationals

29,138

Nationality not recorded

420

Non British Nationals

1,160