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Police: Health

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

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Photo of Tracey Crouch Tracey Crouch Conservative, Chatham and Aylesford

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what legal advice she has received regarding the dismissal of police officers with a physical disability after failing to complete the annual fitness test, as proposed in Tom Winsor's Independent Review of Police Officer and Staff Remuneration and Conditions.

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

Tom Winsor's recommendation for the introduction of annual fitness tests for officers has been referred to the Police Advisory Board for England and Wales for consideration. The Home Secretary will give careful consideration to the advice offered by the board on this matter and to the relevant duties under the Equality Act 2010 before taking any final decision.

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