Special Constables

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-03-21
Session date: 
March 21, 2019
Reference: 
2019/6446
Question By: 
Tony Devenish
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

If still recorded, please can you provide a breakdown of Special Constables in each borough rather than each BCU?

Answer

Special Constables

Special Constables

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Since the transition to Basic Command Units (BCUs) data is only available by BCU. As of the end of February 2019 the number of Special Constables in each BCU is set out in the table below.

 

BCU

 

 

No.

 

Central South Command Unit

-       Lambeth and Southwark

160

Central West Command Unit

-       Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Kensington

267

Central East Command Unit

-       Hackney and Tower Hamlets

99

Central North Command Unit

-       Camden, Islington

154

East Area Command Unit

-       Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge

113

North Area Command Unit

-       Enfield and Haringey 

98

North East Command Unit

-       Waltham Forest and Newham

102

North West Command Unit

-       Harrow, Brent and Barnet

171

South East Command Unit

-       Lewisham, Bexley and Greenwich

125

South Area Command Unit

-       Sutton, Croydon and Bromley

107

South West Command Unit

-       Richmond, Kingston, Wandsworth and Merton

121

West Area Command Unit

-       Hounslow, Ealing and Hillingdon

140

Borough/BCU Total

1,657

Note there are a further 226 special constables who provide support centrally for an overall total of 1,883.