The thin blue clothing line: Scotland Yard hopes to make millions by expanding its range of branded goods for sale
PR expert Mark Borkowski, who has worked with stars from Michael Jackson to Sir Cliff Richard, predicted the new range could make millions in foreign experts.
‘It’s that image you have for Beefeaters, Bobbies, telephone boxes and the Routemaster buses. It’s the Downton Abbey effect, the projection of the Olympics,’ he said.
‘I don’t think you’ll see floods of Londoners buying their cuddly Met plod toy with their uniforms.’