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This debate pack has been prepared ahead of the Opposition Day debate on Police Officer Safety on Wednesday 2 November 2016.  The following is the text of the Motion:

This House notes with concern the estimated 23,000 assaults on police officers in England and Wales each year; and calls on the Government to implement statutory guidance on sentencing uniformly across the country which reflects the seriousness of the issue, to accurately record the number of assaults on police officers in England and Wales and, noting the fall in numbers of police officers by 20,000 since 2010, to ensure that police officer numbers and funding are not cut further.

This briefing contains recent press and parliamentary material and links to further reading

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