§ Mr. Dobson
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list for each year since 1979 the number of appeals from police disciplinary hearings he received, the number of such appeals he referred to an appeal tribunal under the 1975 criteria, the number he referred to an appeal tribunal other than under the 1975 criteria, the number dealt with other than by reference to an appeal tribunal, the total and percentage where the original finding was upheld, where the original finding was reversed, where the original punishment was upheld and where the original punishment was reversed, respectively.
§ Mr. Dobson
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give for each year since 1979 the number of charges laid under the Police Discipline Regulations in England and Wales arising from a complaint under section 49 of the Police Act and the number arising other than from such complaints, giving also the number of charges proved in each category.
§ Mr. Giles Shaw
The number of offences charged in England and Wales under the police discipline regulations
1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 Resigned after disciplinary charge had been preferred but before proceedings completed 10 10 10 8 15 5 Resigned while under investigation for disciplinary matters 42 22 22 29 26 30 Under suspension at the time of resignation 12 11 12 12 10 4