Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 December 2014

Police cuts too close to home

Secretary of State Theresa Villiers is batting oN a sticky wicket over police cuts in her constituency.

The Chipping Barnet MP has backed the coalition's spending cuts to the force, which ministers say are needed to balance the books and make policing more efficient.

However, plans to close stations in her North London seat "go too far", she claims.

"This is rank hypocrisy," said Labour.

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