Cumbria Constabulary

Home Department written question – answered on 9th September 2013.

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Photo of John Woodcock John Woodcock Labour, Barrow and Furness

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions she or Ministers of her Department have corresponded with (a) the police and crime commissioner for Cumbria and (b) the chair or chief executive of Cumbria police authority regarding the suspension of Temporary chief constable Stuart Hyde.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice

holding answer 6 September 2013

The suspension of chief constables is a matter for PCCs as set out in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 and Policing Protocol Order 2011.

Home Office Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of international partners, as well as organisations and individuals in the public and private sectors, as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial meetings with external organisations and individuals are passed to the Cabinet Office on a quarterly basis and are subsequently published on the Cabinet Office website which is available here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/home-office-ministers-gifts-and-hospitality-oct-2012-to-dec-2012

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