The final cost of policing the anti-fracking demonstrations in Balcombe has been disclosed as nearly £4 million pounds.
The figure revealed by Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, including standard police salaries stands at £3.985 million.
She has submitted an application to the Home Office to recover the cost of the policing operation.
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