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Government ministers 'open to formal mergers' between forces

Home Office representative says it would not impose mergers as power to initiate them lay in the hands of PCCs.

Government ministers 'open to formal mergers' between forces

Date - 14th July 2015
By - Scott Docherty - Police Oracle
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Government ministers would be "open to formal mergers" between forces. However, Mark Sedwill (pictured), Home Office Permanent Secretary, said the government would not impose mergers, as was the case in the formation of Police Scotland,...
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