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IPCC Redaction Fail

The Independent Police Complaints Commission tried to cover up claims by a PCC that his medical condition meant he needed to eat and drink consistently, more than most people, and that this justified his high expenses claims. Police and Crime … Continue reading

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IPCC in sudden move shock

Just the briefest of updates for those of you wondering whether to download those IPCC reports in case my prediction (that one would be disappearing and changing) came true, Well, it did. The IPCC provided the information I requested, of … Continue reading

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Nothing to see here.

The innocent visitor to the IPCC website could easily pass over their release of the reports from their investigation into Lancashire PCC Clive Grunshaw's past expenses claims. The dull and, quite frankly, revisionist summary of their investigation presented there is … Continue reading

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Please Release Me?

Today, in the middle of a General Election, I’m going to leap to the defence of a member of the Labour party. Not just any old member of the Labour party either, but a Lancashire man the CPS have decided … Continue reading

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How the IPCC bungled the Grunshaw expenses investigation – Part 2

Last time, we considered the various faults in the first set of “no claims” the Independent Police Complaints Commission effectively invented in the case of Clive Grunshaw, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire. Today we consider what they did wrong … Continue reading

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How the IPCC bungled the Grunshaw expenses investigation – Part 1

For over 2 years the people of Lancashire have waited with enforced patience to see whether Clive Grunshaw, their Police and Crime Commissioner had, in an earlier incarnation, really discovered time travel. Their wait ends here today. Had Mr Grunshaw … Continue reading

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A Personal Statement from Kevin Hurley, Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

Sometimes when you look at the National news with tales of Child Abuse, Murder and Terrorism it could be easy to forget that we live in the safest county in one of the safest and most decent countries in the … Continue reading

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