Definition of police complaint

Part of Policing and Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:30 pm on 22nd March 2016.

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Photo of Jack Dromey Jack Dromey Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 4:30 pm, 22nd March 2016

The Minister comprehensively catalogues the arrangements as they stand in respect of a member of police staff, their terms and conditions of employment, and their rights and responsibilities in the course of their employment, but we are talking about events outwith the course of their employment. Why should Joe or Josephine Soap, a member of police staff, be constrained in making complaints to the IPCC when there are grounds so do to?