Independent Police Complaints Commission

Home Department written question – answered on 4th July 2012.

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Photo of Bob Russell Bob Russell Liberal Democrat, Colchester

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department

(1) how many complaints lodged with the Independent Police Complaints Commission are outstanding (a) three to six months, (b) six months to one year and (c) in excess of one year after they were submitted; and if she will make a statement;

(2) what recent discussions she has with the Independent Police Complaints Commission on the time taken to deal with complaints lodged by members of the public; and if she will make a statement.

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

The Home Office does not hold this information. These matters are for the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). The IPCC has written to the Member about the information sought. A copy of the letter has been placed in the House Library.

The Home Office has regular discussions with the IPCC about its performance. The IPCC's annual report which provides detailed figures on their performance is due to be laid in Parliament in July.

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