Proof that the Metropolitan Police is being privatised?

2 Nov

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today)

London Mayor Boris Johnson has forced the Metropolitan Police to cut thousands of police officer posts in a drive to save money.

But now the Met’ is being forced to use police officers employed by private companies to fill the gaps:



Surely paying a private company for police officers is much more expensive than employing the officers directly?

Unless of course Boris’s primary objective isn’t to save money but to privatise the  Metropolitan Police instead?


Related articles by Tom Pride:

Met drops Shapps investigation. Police running scared of Tories after plebgate?

Angry police seek right to kettle themselves

Tories on Plebgate: police lied. Tories on Hillsborough: blaming police “contemptible”

Police to shift crime fighting focus away from shagging hippies to catching criminals

Police Chief – police expected to clear homeless, not catch criminals

No link at all between police, paedophilia, plebs and politicians. Probably.

Would refusing to…

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