§ Harry Cohen
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what guidance he gives to chief constables about the possibility of police forces being(a) prosecuted and (b) sued for the consequences of insufficient health and safety training of their officers involved in various policing situations. 
§ Mr. Denham
Home Office Circular 33/1997 advises Chief Officers on their duties under the Police (Health and Safety) Act 1997. Annex A refers to the legal liability of Chief Officers.