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The Metropolitan Police Service spent £246,297 on music in the last year
The Metropolitan Police Service has spent nearly a quarter of a million pounds on musical entertainment for staff at work in the last 12 months, it was revealed today.
A Freedom of Information(FOI) request showed The Met paid £246,297 to the Performing Rights Society.
A FOI disclosure to Robert Foulds, the clerk of Bramley Parish Council in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, revealed forces in England and Wales paid a total of £660,952.
PRS collects fees and pays royalties to musicians when their music is played on radio, television and in public.
The Met made the highest payment.
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