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Metropolitan Police Authority: January Meeting

Press Release   •   Jan 26, 2010 11:38 GMT

Metropolitan Police Authority

The January meeting of the Metropolitan Police Authority will be held in the Chamber, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA at 10.00 a.m. on Thursday 28 January 2010.

The meeting is open to members of the public and press, and everyone is welcome to attend. There is access for disabled people and induction loops are available.

Mayor Boris Johnson, MPA Chair, and Kit Malthouse, MPA Vice Chair, will give an oral update on any key issues or events since the last Authority meeting. Acting Commissioner Tim Godwin will present a report on policing performance and respond to questions from Authority members.

A petition will be presented to the Authority by Councillor Chris Robbins, Leader of the London Borough of Waltham Forest:

‘Safety on our streets is the biggest concern for our residents and our campaign for more police officers has the support of all political parties in the council.’

‘We are asking the whole community to support us in our call for a fair level of police resourcing in Waltham Forest. Show your support by signing our petition to help us secure 120 extra police officers for the borough.’

A response to the petition will be provided at the meeting.

Members will also discuss:

- The MPS Human Trafficking response
- Annual audit letter

Notes to editors

1. The full Authority committee papers are available on the MPA website at:

Media enquiries:

Jacqui Jones: 020 7202 0217
Michael Upton: 020 7202 0218

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