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Met Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson quits


john 52

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spider9

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spuds "It would appear that some people are blaming Cameron for all this"

I haven't seen anyone blaming the PM for 'all this' - he appears to be being accused only of a gross lack of good judgement in some respects, possibly, at this juncture. Time will tell.

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interzone55

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John Yates has just thrown the towel in...

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amonra

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"I cannot answer any questions on that matter as it is under investigation by the police"

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interzone55

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I wouldn't be surprised if Boris pushed out John Yates. Reading between the lines Boris wouldn't take no for an answer from Sir Paul...

On a slightly different subject, I do hope that the NotW scandal dies down a little soon, if only to allow Robert Peston a little rest, he was so tired on the BBC late night news last night he sounded drunk (I'm not for a minute suggesting he was drunk, just very tired)

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interzone55

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From Aunty's live feed

"Mr Yates resigned after being told he would be suspended as his conduct was being referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission, the Metropolitan Police Authority confirms."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14183281

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Quickbeam

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Am I right in thinking that this action has protected his pension?

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anskyber

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In effect yes because it becomes "preserved benefits"

the other side is a dismissal would have to prove gross misconduct which actually might be quite hard. Gross misjudgement yes but that is rather different.

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wee eddie

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My own take on the current situation is that Murdock arranged for Brooks arrest, so that there is no way that she can say anything, in front of The Parliamentary Committee, that inadvertently incriminates him.

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Quickbeam

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So it's right to assume that he got the nod from an old boy on the golf course that the games about to be up and to get out with as much as he can, while he can?

Looking after N01 seems the answer for most of the questions asked here.

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morddwyd

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Murdoch is pretty powerful, but I don't think even he control;s the Met, at least, not all of it!

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