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Secrecy row over CPS redundancy payouts

Secrecy row over CPS redundancy payouts

The Crown Prosecution Service has risked a secrecy row after refusing to identify a senior employee handed a £623,555 redundancy payout.

The large package was among almost 1,300 handed out to lawyers and civil …

Cumbria police staff cleared over crime commissioner’s expenses leak

Cumbria police staff cleared over crime commissioner’s expenses leak

Two Cumbria police staff suspended last month, after details of their chauffeur-driven police and crime commissioner’s travel expenses were leaked to the media, have been cleared of any wrongdoing and will …

New doubt cast on police ‘secret arrests’

New doubt cast on police ‘secret arrests’

Keir Starmer QC, the head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), told MPs he would like “wriggle room” to name suspects before they are charged. He said there should not be a “blanket

CPS and police pay out £600,000 after child witness put at risk

The Crown Prosecution Service and Met Police paid a family more than £600,000 in damages and costs after a child witness was identified to a gang. The BBC reports: “The 16-year-old boy had been promised anonymity to give evidence about …