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Police ‘looking at’ Wakefield City Academies Trust

West Yorkshire Police confirm they are investigating the collapsed trust after being contacted by Wakefield Council Police are “looking at” Wakefield City Academies Trust (WCAT), Tes can reveal. In September, the multi-academy trust announced it was giving up all its 21 schools after … Continue reading

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Council to refer WCAT to police over finance concerns

The leader of Wakefield Council is to refer the Wakefield City Academies Trust to the police over alleged financial irregularities, after the authority voted to demand that £1.5 million in reserves taken from three of its schools is returned by … Continue reading

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What were the allegations made against ex-West Yorkshire Police chief Mark Gilmore?

Ex-West Yorkshire chief accused of ‘disingenuous’ claim after losing legal battle with police and crime commissioner A retired police chief who had denied a series of allegations about his behaviour has lost a High Court fight with a police and … Continue reading

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Retired chief constable in court dispute with police commissioner

A High Court judge is analysing a dispute between a retired police chief and a police and crime commissioner. Mark Gilmore, former chief constable of West Yorkshire, says West Yorkshire police commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson has unfairly failed to decide whether … Continue reading

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Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore ‘was facing second wave of allegations from police colleagues’

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable was set to face a ‘second wave’ of damaging claims about his personal conduct when he decided to retire from policing, a High Court hearing was told today. More than 50 of his colleagues, including … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire police chief Mark Gilmore ‘asked staff to be wife’s taxi’

A former police chief asked colleagues to pick up his wife from the airport, according to court documents alleging that he abused his position. Mark Gilmore, who ran West Yorkshire police, retired last year, two weeks after an internal report … Continue reading

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Date set for West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s High Court hearing

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable and the county’s crime commissioner are set to face each other at the High Court in the latest stage of the legal dispute over the senior officer’s departure from the force. Mark Gilmore, who retired … Continue reading

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