Trump visit

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-12-20
Session date: 
December 20, 2018
Reference: 
2018/5335
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Further to Question No: 2018/3277:

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?

Your response being:

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.

Have the Home Office responded yet; if so with what result; and if not, when do you expect to hear from them?

Answers

Answer for Trump visit

Answer for Trump visit

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Officers are drafting a response.

Trump visit

Trump visit

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As previously reported, the total gross cost of the visit was £3.2 million, including £1.8 million opportunity cost. The Home Office have agreed to fund the additional costs of £1.4 million.