Georgia Williams murder: Family welcomes misconduct hearing – BBC News

Posted September 1st, 2015 in complaints, murder, news, police, professional conduct by sally

‘The parents of a murdered teenager have welcomed a decision to make a senior police officer face a misconduct panel.’

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BBC News, 29th August 2015

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Moshi Monsters and Bin Weevils rebuked by advertising watchdog – BBC News

Posted August 27th, 2015 in advertising, children, complaints, news, video games by sally

‘The UK advertising watchdog has ruled against online games Moshi Monsters and Bin Weevils in a crackdown on adverts pressuring children to spend money.’

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BBC News, 26th August 2015

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Rotherham abuse scandal: IPCC working to identify 100 police officers – The Guardian

‘Investigators looking at how the police treated complaints of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham say they are now working to identify more than 100 officers.’

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The Guardian, 26th August 2015

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Wayne Scott report: Behaviour of police officer ‘unchallenged’ – BBC News

Posted August 20th, 2015 in complaints, news, police, professional conduct, reports, sexual offences by sally

‘The “degrading behaviour” of a police officer jailed for multiple rapes was allowed to “flourish” unchallenged, a report has found.’

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BBC News, 20th August 2015

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Police officers could have to give ‘face-to-face apologies’ for unwarranted stop and searches – The Independent

Posted August 18th, 2015 in complaints, disciplinary procedures, news, stop and search by sally

‘People who are stopped and searched for no good reason should receive a personal apology from the officers concerned, to help restore public confidence in the police.’

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The Independent, 18th August 2015

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Police officer cleared of ‘acting on behalf of’ Jimmy Savile – BBC News

Posted August 17th, 2015 in complaints, news, police, sexual offences by sally

‘A former inspector has been cleared by the police watchdog over claims he “acted on behalf” of Jimmy Savile.’

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BBC News, 15th August 2015

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BSB investigating 17 barristers at same chambers over complaints about behaviour towards pupils – Legal Futures

Posted August 13th, 2015 in barristers, complaints, news, pupillage, reports by sally

‘The Bar Standards Board (BSB) is investigating 17 barristers at the same chambers over complaints about a ‘failure to act appropriately towards pupils’, it has emerged.’

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Legal Futures, 13th August 2015

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Nuisance call blocking firm fined £50,000… for nuisance calling – The Independent

Posted August 12th, 2015 in complaints, fines, news, nuisance, telecommunications by sally

‘A company which offered a nuisance call blocking service has been been fined £50,000 for making “bullying” phone calls.’

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The Independent, 11th August 2015

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Watchdog asks DWP for ‘objective and impartial’ sanctions statements – The Guardian

Posted August 10th, 2015 in benefits, complaints, government departments, news, ombudsmen, sanctions, statistics by sally

‘The UK statistics watchdog has asked the Department for Work and Pensions to ensure its statements on jobseeker sanctions are “objective and impartial” following a series of complaints by leading experts.’

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The Guardian, 7th August 2015

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Social care regulators receiving 150 allegations of abuse towards vulnerable adults every day – The Independent

‘Social care regulators receive 150 allegations relating to the abuse of vulnerable adults and the elderly every day, new figures reveal.’

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The Independent, 8th August 2015

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Book of Mormon ad with sweary Jon Stewart quote escapes ban – The Guardian

Posted August 5th, 2015 in advertising, complaints, media, news by sally

‘A newspaper ad promoting the Book of Mormon that featured an expletive-laden endorsement from Jon Stewart has been cleared by the UK advertising watchdog.

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The Guardian, 5th August 2015

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Jayden Parkinson: Police officers face misconduct action – BBC News

Posted August 4th, 2015 in complaints, inquiries, news, police, professional conduct, reports by sally

‘Three police officers and a staff member are facing misconduct action over an inquiry into the disappearance of murdered teenager Jayden Parkinson.’

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BBC News, 3rd August 2015

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Street skaters may find their latest moves land them in court – but they are fighting back – The Independent

‘Campaigners claim Public Space Protection Orders are ‘criminalising young people just for being young’.’
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The Independent, 1st August 2015

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Ofcom clears Top Gear over ‘pikey’ pun – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2015 in BBC, complaints, gipsies, media, news by sally

‘Ofcom has backed a BBC Trust decision not to censure the BBC over using the word “pikey” in an edition of Top Gear.’

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BBC News, 27th July 2015

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Payday lender Cash Genie to pay £20m compensation – BBC News

Posted July 27th, 2015 in compensation, complaints, fees, interest, loans, news, unfair commercial practices by sally

‘Payday lender Cash Genie faces a £20m compensation bill after charging customers £50 to transfer them to the firm’s debt collection business.’

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BBC News, 27th July 2015

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IPCC further delays report into young athlete whose neck was broken – The Guardian

Posted July 24th, 2015 in complaints, death in custody, grievous bodily harm, news, police, reports by sally

‘The police watchdog has delayed again its report into how a young athlete’s neck was broken in the street more than two years ago, the Guardian has learned. It comes ahead of Theresa May’s speech on Thursday afternoon in which the home secretary announces her intention to stamp out the “evasiveness and obstruction” suffered by families at the hands of the authorities and launches an independent review of deaths in police custody.’

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The Guardian, 23rd July 2015

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IPCC investigates Metropolitan police after teenager ‘died during pursuit’ – The Guardian

Posted July 23rd, 2015 in complaints, homicide, news, police, stop and search, young persons by sally

‘The Police watchdog is investigating Scotland Yard’s stop and searches of a teenager in the years before he died in a collision while apparently being pursued by police.’

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The Guardian, 22nd July 2015

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Poppi Worthington: Court overturns baby’s ‘unexplained death’ verdict – The Independent

‘Poppi Iris Worthington was just 13 months old when she died in December 2012 and still, nearly three years later, the reasons why remain a secret. This is despite the efforts of several pathologists, a “fact-finding” judgment that remains unpublished, an ongoing Serious Case Review, and a failed police investigation that saw three officers accused of misconduct.’

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The Independent, 22nd July 2015

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IPCC: officers should face disciplinary hearings over Plebgate meeting – The Guardian

Posted July 21st, 2015 in complaints, disciplinary procedures, news, police, professional conduct by tracey

‘Two Police Federation officials who were accused by MPs of giving misleading evidence about the Plebgate affair should face disciplinary hearings for gross misconduct, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has decided.’

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The Guardian, 20th July 2015

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John ‘Goldfinger’ Palmer: IPCC ‘will not investigate’ how police failed to notice dead fraudster had been shot six times by hitman – The Independent

Posted July 17th, 2015 in complaints, murder, news, police by tracey

‘The police watchdog will not directly investigate how officers failed to notice that a notorious gangland figure found dead in his garden had been shot six times by a professional hitman.’

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The Independent, 16th July 2015

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