Critics slam Sadiq Khan for 'squandering' £7.1 million per year from police budget on 109 'penpusher' executives and a £1million customer satisfaction survey

Sadiq Khan has squandered millions of pounds from his policing budget on an army of highly paid penpushers – taking vast sums away from the battle against soaring knife crime, according to critics of London's Labour Mayor.

  • Some at Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) are paid £100,000 pa 
  • If money spent on MOPAC staff alone were diverted to frontline police, it could pay the £30,369 starting salaries of 233 PCs
  • This would almost double size of 271-strong Violent Crime Task Force set up by Mayor earlier this year

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