Budget 2017: Londoners cannot be kept safe unless huge police cuts are reversed, says Sadiq Khan

Londoners cannot be kept safe unless huge police cuts are reversed in next week’s Budget, mayor Sadiq Khan has warned the Government.

The capital city is on course to have its lowest number of officers since the start of the century, as its population booms, he told a Parliamentary inquiry.

Mr Khan also echoed Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, in warning that the consequences for security from crashing out of the EU with no deal were “unthinkable”.

Cross-border agreements to share data on terror suspects, through the Europol agency and the Schengen information system, will be lost without an agreement.

Mr Khan told

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