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Former Met peer pours cold water on recruitment plans

Lord Paddick says high wastage rate caused by years of austerity will 'wipe out' increase in recruits.

Lord Paddick said more than 22,000 officers had left the service in the last three years

Lord Paddick said more than 22,000 officers had left the service in the last three years

Date - 22nd October 2019
By - Gary Mason
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A former Metropolitan Police deputy assistant Commissioner has said that the money being provided by the government to recruit 20,000 extra officers over three years is not sufficient. Liberal Democrat Lord Paddick also said that the erosion in...
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