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

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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

Ex-South Yorkshire Chief Constable speaks out about sacking

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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

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

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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