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Police cuts: Terror response warning to Theresa May

Police cuts could "reduce very significantly" the UK's ability to respond to a Paris-style attack, Home Secretary Theresa May has been warned.

In a leaked letter, one of the UK's most senior police officers said that mainstream policing was essential in the fight against terrorism.

The cuts are expected to be announced in next week's Spending Review.

The BBC's Ben Wright reports.

  • 20 Nov 2015
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