172425 - Police Service of Northern Ireland (Answered)

Vernon Coaker
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, when she plans to decide whether to grant the additional resources requested by the Chief Constable of the Police Service Northern Ireland to deal with the potential consequences of Brexit.

Mr Shailesh Vara

Across Government we are working closely with operational partners on contingency planning so we can ensure the safety and security of our citizens in all scenarios. Northern Ireland Office officials continue to engage with the PSNI to ensure that the case for additional resources, once finalised, is directed to the appropriate authorities for proper consideration.