£3million on tea and biscuits

| 13/08/2009

(Telegraph): Britain’s police forces have spent £3 million on tea and biscuits, figures disclosed under Freedom of Information laws have shown. Police forces across the country revealed the amount spent as officers worked on solving crimes last year. The figure was disclosed by 40 of the 57 separate forces across the UK. Top was Lothian and Borders in Scotland which spent £383,000. With around 2,600 officers working at the Scottish force, that amounts to £147.31 spent per officer. The figures also revealed forces spent £11million on office stationery – buying 1.3million pens and 450million sheets of paper.

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