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Call for Justice Secretary to explain 'intervention' on chief's suspension

'Public must be assured that force remains independent of government', says Labour.

Scottish Justice Secretary Michael Matheson. Photo: Press Association

Scottish Justice Secretary Michael Matheson. Photo: Press Association

Date - 10th January 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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Labour has called for the Scottish Justice Secretary to face parliamentary questions over allegations he intervened to stop Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley returning to work. The chief has been on special leave since September when...
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