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Police spending hits highest levels in a decade as Boris backs bobbies with £21.49 billion

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Ministers have proposed allowing elected officials to divert funding from police forces in the UK to other areas.

Funding applied to other sectors, the Government argues, could ease the burden on police.

For example, bolstering mental health services with police money could allow them to take care of mental health-related callouts police might otherwise have to handle.

Police and crime commissioners (PCCs) would have the final say on where the funding goes.



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