It was a pleasure to join Surrey MPs and Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner, Lisa Townsend, in April to welcome the new Surrey Police Chief Constable, Tim De Meyer, to the role.
This follows the news that there are more police officers than ever before in Surrey Police history - and 490 more than there were in 2010. This means record numbers of officers are working to keep Esher and Walton constituency safe.
Surrey Police has recruited 395 additional officers since 2019. 295 of these were recruited as part of the government’s manifesto commitment to recruit 20,000 additional officers, which was exceeded in March this year.
I look forward to working with Chief Constable De Meyer and Lisa Townsend to tackle crime in Esher and Walton constituency.