Trump visit

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-11-22
Session date: 
November 22, 2018
Reference: 
2018/3277
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What was the cost to the Met Police of President Trump's recent visit? Have the Government funded this cost, or will they in the future? Have you had any such discussion with the Home Office?

Answer

Trump visit

Trump visit

Answered By: 
The Mayor

A special grant claim for the costs of policing President Trump’s visit has been lodged with the Home Office. The gross cost is £3.2m including opportunity costs of £1.8m.  We await the Home Office decision as to funding.