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Police chiefs warn of £350m funding gap

PUBLISHED October 19, 2004

Police chiefs from England and Wales are converging on parliament to warn of a £350m funding shortfall which could put frontline services at risk.

Senior members of Britain's police authorities and a chief constables are to hold private meetings with more than 150 MPs and will claim that government edicts are putting the finances of their forces under intolerable pressure.