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SCHEDULE 1E+W Police areas

England (except London)E+W

Name of police areaExtent
Avon and SomersetThe county of Somerset and the non-metropolitan districts of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North West Somerset and South Gloucestershire
BedfordshireThe county of Bedfordshire and the non-metropolitan district of Luton
CambridgeshireThe county of Cambridgeshire [F1and the non-metropolitan district of Peterborough]
CheshireThe county of Cheshire [F2and the non-metropolitan districts of Halton and Warrington]
ClevelandThe non-metropolitan districts of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees
CumbriaThe county of Cumbria
DerbyshireThe county of Derbyshire and the non-metropolitan district of Derby
Devon and CornwallThe counties of Devon and Cornwall [F3, the non-metropolitan districts of Plymouth and Torbay]and the Isles of Scilly
DorsetThe county of Dorset and the non-metropolitan districts of Bournemouth and Poole
DurhamThe county of Durham and the non-metropolitan district of Darlington
EssexThe county of Essex [F4and the non-metropolitan districts of Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock]
GloucestershireThe county of Gloucestershire
Greater ManchesterThe metropolitan districts of Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan
HampshireThe counties of Hampshire and Isle of Wight and the non-metropolitan districts of Portsmouth and Southampton
HertfordshireThe county of Hertfordshire
HumbersideThe non-metropolitan districts of the East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, North East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire
KentThe county of Kent [F5and the non-metropolitan district of Medway Towns]
LancashireThe county of Lancashire [F6and the non-metropolitan districts of Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool]
LeicestershireThe county of Leicestershire and the non-metropolitan districts of Leicester and Rutland
LincolnshireThe county of Lincolnshire
MerseysideThe metropolitan districts of Knowsley, Liverpool, St. Helens, Sefton and Wirral
NorfolkThe county of Norfolk
NorthamptonshireThe county of Northamptonshire
NorthumbriaThe county of Northumberland and the metropolitan districts of Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland
North YorkshireThe county of North Yorkshire and the non-metropolitan district of York
NottinghamshireThe county of Nottinghamshire [F7and the non-metropolitan district of Nottingham]
South YorkshireThe metropolitan districts of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield
StaffordshireThe county of Staffordshire and the non-metropolitan district of Stoke-on-Trent
SuffolkThe county of Suffolk
SurreyThe county of Surrey
SussexThe counties of East Sussex and West Sussex and the non-metropolitan district of Brighton and Hove
Thames ValleyThe counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and the non-metropolitan district of Milton Keynes
WarwickshireThe county of Warwickshire
West MerciaThe counties of F8. . . Shropshire [F9and Worcestershire and the non-metropolitan districts of Herefordshire and The Wrekin]
West MidlandsThe metropolitan districts of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton
West YorkshireThe metropolitan districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield
WiltshireThe county of Wiltshire and the non-metropolitan district of Thamesdown
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F1Words in entry in Sch. 1 inserted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1846, art. 3

F2Words in entry in Sch. 1 inserted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1845, art. 3

F3Words in entry in Sch. 1 inserted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1849, art. 3

F4Words in entry in Sch. 1 inserted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1847, art. 3

F5Words in entry in Sch. 1 inserted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1857, art. 3

F6Words in entry in Sch. 1 inserted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1855, art. 3

F7Words in entry in Sch. 1 inserted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1850, art. 3

F8Words in entry in Sch. 1 omitted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1844, art. 3(a)

F9Words in entry in Sch. 1 inserted (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1997/1844, art. 3(b)

WalesE+W

Name of police areaExtent
Dyfed PowysThe counties of [F10Ceredigion], Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Powys
GwentThe county of Monmouthshire and the county boroughs of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Newport and Torfaen
North Wales[F11The counties of the Isle of Anglesey, Gwynedd, Denbighshire and Flintshire and the county boroughs of Conwy and Wrexham.]
South WalesThe counties of Cardiff and Swansea and the county boroughs of Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, [F12Neath Port Talbot], Rhondda, Cynon, Taff and the Vale of Glamorgan
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F10Word in entry in Sch. 1 substituted (25.6.1997) by 1997 c. 50, s. 129(b); S.I. 1997/1377, art. 2(2)(i)

F11Entry in Sch. 1 substituted (25.6.1997) by 1997 c. 50, s. 129(c); S.I. 1997/1377, art. 2(2)(i)

F12Words in entry in Sch. 1 substituted (25.6.1997) by 1997 c. 50, s. 129(d); S.I. 1997/1377, art. 2(2)(i)

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