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Ex-South Yorkshire Police chief: ‘I was stabbed in the back’

The former chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has claimed he was “stabbed in the back” by the force’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) following the Hillsborough inquests. David Crompton was suspended by PCC Dr Alan Billings after a press … Continue reading

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Could David Crompton High Court ruling stop crime tsars from firing Chief Constables in future?

The decision by a High Court that South Yorkshire Chief Constable David Crompton was “unlawfully” removed from his job could hinder the ability of crime commissioners to hold senior officers to account, it is feared. The chairwoman of the body … Continue reading

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Ex-South Yorkshire Chief Constable speaks out about sacking

South Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable, David Crompton, has spoken out about his sacking after top judges ruled the decision ‘wholly disproportionate’. Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings, axed Mr Crompton over a statement he issued at the end of … Continue reading

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No appeal over High Court ruling on ousting of Chief Constable

EMBATTLED policing chief Dr Alan Billings will not appeal a High Court ruling that he acted “unlawfully” in ousting chief constable David Crompton. The row between the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner and the ex-top officer of South Yorkshire … Continue reading

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The Queen on the Application of David Crompton -v- Police Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire and others

Judgment – The Queen on the Application of David Crompton -v- Police Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire and others Press summary – The Queen on the Application of David Crompton -v- Police Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire and others South … Continue reading

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Neil Wilby – A cuckoo in the nest?

Another brilliant piece from Neil Wilby. Scroll down for the Crompton material it will make you wince. A cuckoo in the nest? For the second time in just over a month, two days spent in the austere halls of Royal … Continue reading

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David Crompton decision expected in ‘two to eight weeks’

A decision on whether it was unlawful for a police commissioner to suspend a chief constable from his job will not be known for weeks. Dr Alan Billings suspended David Crompton after he appeared to justify police questioning of fans’ … Continue reading

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