HC Deb 11 March 1980 vol 980 c1157

Mr. Jack Straw accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Metropolitan Police Acts, the Police Acts 1964 and 1976, and certain other enactments; to reorganise the Metropolitan Police; to prescribe a National Police Agency, and a Greater London police force; to establish a Greater London police authority; to establish a separate police complaints investigative agency for England and Wales; to establish and to extend the powers and duties of police authorities, and the responsibilities of chief constables thereto; to remove justices of the peace from membership of police authorities; to redefine the relationship between police authorities and county councils; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 21 March and to be printed [Bill 161.]

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