Cutting burglary squads included in plans to save £500 million

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Met+mayors office reveal savage cuts to save £500?million from annual £3.6?billion budget over the next 3 yrs. @londontonight

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Specialist teams like burglary squads in boroughs to be disbanded and 800 detectives moved to neighbourhood teams @londontonight

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Pilot scheme to be set up with post offices to replace some closed front desks in police stations @londontonight

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Police cuts to save £500 million

Boris Johnson and the Metropolitan Police have set out their plans for reducing crime and saving money over the next 3 years. They include closing front counters and introducing a pilot scheme in Post Offices.