HC Deb 25 October 1982 vol 29 c259W
42. Mr. Meacher

asked the Attorney-General how many prosecutions of police officers for assault have been launched by the Director of Public Prosecutions so far in 1982.

The Attorney-General:

So far this year, the Director has instituted or has advised chief officers of police to institute proceedings for offences of assault against 41 police officers.