£7 million funding boost to tackle serious violence across London

  • Police in London receives an extra £7,000,000 to go towards Violence Reduction Units, which work to reduce serious violence.

  • This investment is part of the extra £35.5 million announced for police forces across England and Wales. 

  • The Conservative Government has now invested over £105 million in Violence Reduction Units, supporting over 100,000 young people since they were set up.


A special unit designed to help tackle serious violence and prevent young people across the capital being drawn into it will receive £7,000,000.


Councillor Cuthbert welcomes Government plans to tackle violence against women and girls


The views of women and girls across Bromley are being sought to help shape government strategy to tackle violence and abuse.


£480k extra to help rough sleepers across London recover from drug and alcohol related challenges

  • Rough sleepers across England to receive extra support to help them recover from drug and alcohol misuse
  • Projects in London to receive £480,180 this year, with further support to be confirmed from April

People at risk of rough sleeping and homelessness will be able to access extra support in London, after the Government announced £480,180.00 in additional funding as part of a wider plan to end rough sleeping for good by 2024.

Met Police set to receive an additional £138.9m next year


  • Government is increasing funding for policing to more than £15 billion in 2021-22, up by £636 million from this year.
  • The Metropolitan Police are set to receive an additional £138.9 million as part of this settlement. 
  • Funding will be used to increase police officer numbers and keep communities safe.


The Metropolitan Police are set to receive an additional £138.9m in its funding next year, thanks to the Conservative Government’s increase to police budgets.

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to receive £10,209,000 to upgrade and refurbish local hospitals


    •  Government providing allocations of £600 million to upgrade and refurbish hospitals
    • King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to benefit from 21 projects – worth £10,209,000.

    The Health Secretary has announced that hospital staff, patients and visitors in hospitals which are part of the King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which covers Bromley, will benefit from refurbished wards, brand new electrics and upgraded ventilation systems.