President Trump visit and policing arrangements (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-07-19
Session date: 
July 19, 2018
Reference: 
2018/1900
Question By: 
Unmesh Desai
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Will any Metropolitan Police Officers be abstracted to support the policing operation in other parts of the United Kingdom during the visit of President Trump (for example to support the efforts of Police Scotland)? If so, how many officers will be abstracted and what are the arrangements for such visits (e.g. does the Metropolitan Police Service reclaim officer costs)?

Answer

Answer for President Trump visit and policing arrangements (2)

Answer for President Trump visit and policing arrangements (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Other than a small number of specialist firearms officers being sent to support Police Scotland, the MPS did not provide any officers to forces nationally in support of the presidential visit.