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Rest days: who's counting?

Police forces in England, Wales and Scotland owe their officers more than 481,419 rest days, it has been revealed.

Rest days: who's counting?

Date - 31st July 2020
By - Claire Sweeting and Wendy Thomas
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A Freedom of Information (FOI) Act request showed that Constables, Sergeants, Inspectors and Chief Inspectors were owed the equivalent of 1,319 years of rest days. The research was carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic and as only 26 forces...
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