RISHI SUNAK CELEBRATES HITTING POLICE RECRUITMENT TARGET ‘Promise made, promise kept’ says Sunak
The prime minister has hailed the news this morning that the government achieved its 2019 manifesto pledge of recruiting 20,000 police officers.
The total recruited since the last election is 20,951, according to government figures released in the past few minutes.
Rishi Sunak tweeted: “In 2019 we promised to recruit 20,000 additional police officers in England and Wales to make our streets safer and protect communities.
“Today, I’m pleased to say we have delivered that promise.”
The tweet was accompanied by a police siren gif with the words “promise made, promise kept”.