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Crime is down, but for how much longer? | Tim Newburn

PUBLISHED October 18, 2012

Baited by Ed Miliband about declining police numbers during prime minister's questions, David Cameron initially attempted to deflect criticism by claiming that a higher proportion of police officers were now working on the front line. When Miliband continued to press, Cameron countered by saying that despite reductions in police expenditure what was really important was that crime was continuing to fall.

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