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Boris' specials number pledge scrapped

Deputy admits there is no way volunteer officer numbers can reach manifesto aim, but says those that remain will get a council tax rebate.

Boris' specials number pledge scrapped

Date - 19th January 2015
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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Boris Johnson's manifesto promise to establish a 10,000-strong Special Constabulary in the Met will not be delivered, his head of policing has admitted. While the force has maintained regular numbers, the Conservative Mayor had planned to boost...
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