Date lodged: 9 January 2018
To ask the Scottish Government which of the key performance indicators that the British Transport Police is assessed against it considers will be improved by the merger into Police Scotland.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 23 January 2018
Joint Programme Board partners are working together to understand the current performance measures for railway policing to ensure they can be replicated and developed post integration. Integration will provide a single command structure, with seamless access to wider support facilities and specialist resources of the second largest police service in the UK, providing an enhanced service to the rail industry and travelling public.