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Home Department written question – answered on 28th June 2012.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the physical capacity of a person aged 60 to carry out the job of a police officer.

Photo of Nick Herbert Nick Herbert The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice

holding answer 25 June 2012

The Winsor Review concluded that an average person should be able to pass the recommended fitness test until their sixties. The Government is now carefully considering these recommendations.

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