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Reforms risk Police Scotland's independence, former auditor warns

Attempts to change oversight of Scotland's police force would put the independence of its Chief Constable at risk, the former spending watchdog has warned. His official report for the Scottish government said making the chief accountable to politicians was a step too far.

Draw the line: an official review says Police Scotland must stay independent

Draw the line: an official review says Police Scotland must stay independent

Date - 10th August 2020
By - Chris Smith
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The report by former Auditor General for Scotland, Robert Black, for the Scottish Government warned making Police Scotland report to Parliament rather than the Scottish Police Authority would be a mistake. He warned there would be “a...
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