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Rotherham ‘classical model’ CSE – some fresh insights

Amongst the select group of British Pakistanis that have rallied around Sarah Champion is one Maajid Nawaz, former Islamist turned anti-extremist campaigner and radio host. Speaking on his LBC show he observed “Only three percent of the United Kingdom’s population … Continue reading

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Ex-South Yorkshire Police officers apply for Hillsborough funding

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Three ex-police officers charged over the Hillsborough disaster have applied for public funds for their legal fees. They include former Ch Supt David Duckenfield who faces 95 charges of manslaughter by gross negligence following the 1989 disaster. Former Ch Supt … Continue reading

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Friends in low places?

It’s all gone very quiet over at the office of the SYPCC since Alan Billings was found to have acted unlawfully with respect to his dismissal of former Chief Constable David Crompton.  And the fact that Billings’ resignation has not … Continue reading

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Police watchdog begins probe into claims ex-South Yorkshire PCC lied on oath

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Police watchdog begins probe into claims ex-South Yorkshire PCC lied on oath Posted at 10:43 The police watchdog has begun an independent investigation into whether former South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright lied to MPs in parliament over … Continue reading

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Decision to suspend chief constable was perverse

Queen’s Bench Division Published: June 27, 2017 Regina (Crompton) v Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire Before Lord Justice Sharp and Mr Justice Garnham [2017] EWHC 1349 (Admin) Judgment June 9, 2017 The proper test to be applied by … Continue reading

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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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