Tag Archives: Police and Crime Panel

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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Yet more questions for Lancashire’s PCC

There was an element of quiet but persistent confusion at Monday’s Police and Crime Panel for Lancashire. The first issue to come up was the Curious Case of the Missing Chief Executive. This has two key elements, the first of … Continue reading

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TopOfTheCops readers do not disappoint, and several have copied me into emails to Birmingham City Council’s Chief Executive to alert him to the vacancy in the office of PCC for West Midlands. By my reckoning, if he had not managed … Continue reading

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Only a few coppers

Having decided that the time had come for a particular child of mine to stay in his own bed till morning, I have spent the past few nights enforcing this particular policy, and enduring the inevitable protests. At times these … Continue reading

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