Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has announced plans to further recruit 20 thousand militiamen.

The new Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends in the next few weeks extra to hire 20 thousand police officers. On Friday, July 26, reported Reuters.

Johnson stated that it was concerned about rising violent crime in the country and pointed to the reduction in the number of police officers, which was initiated by the previous government.

“My job as Prime Minister is to make our streets safer,” − said the Prime Minister.

The independent Institute for fiscal studies has estimated that the cost of extra police will cost 1.1 billion pounds (about 1.37 billion dollars) per year.

Recall, July 24, Queen Elizabeth II appointed Johnson to the Prime Minister.

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