HC Deb 05 March 1973 vol 852 cc34-5W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Attorney-General whether he will give as much detailed information as possible as to what happened regarding the 49 cases in which the Director of Public Prosecutions advised criminal proceedings against the police.

The Attorney-General

Thirteen officers of the Metropolitan Police were prosecuted. Of these, nine were convicted, but one conviction was quashed on appeal. All nine officers have either resigned or been dismissed the force. Four cases are pending. The remaining cases relate to provincial police forces but details are not available.

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