Yesterday I asked the Home Sectretary about the cuts to Northumbria Police.

Since 2010, Northumbria Police have had funding cuts of £140m and lost 1000 jobs. They now face an additional cost of £11m. I therefore asked if the Home Sectretary if he had pressed the Treasury to fund this cost before more police jobs are lost.

We need to fund our Police properly. They are already too stretched as things stand.