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Denbighshire Free Press
Michael Matheson may have acted unlawfully over police chief, Tories sayspecial leave from Police Scotland. She also accused Michael Matheson of tryin
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 3 minutes ago
special leave from Police Scotland. She also accused Michael Matheson of trying to “close down questions” over his role in Phil Gormley’s employment status. Ms Davidson said the case illustrated the need to amend the law on governance of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Emails suggest police relationship "too close for comfort"is also time for the police complaints body PIRC to tell us if they need extra
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
is also time for the police complaints body PIRC to tell us if they need extra resources to get the investigation into Phil Gormley finished so that all sides know where they stand." The Public Audit committee also released a letter from top... Read more
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heraldscotland
Matheson right not to be complicit in poor SPA decisionIn recent months, the SPA chair and chief executive have left under a cloud, an
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
In recent months, the SPA chair and chief executive have left under a cloud, and Chief Constable Phil Gormley has taken special leave while the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc) looks into three complaints of bullying and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Crown Office rethink over probe into '40 avoidable Scots deaths scandal' after watchdog concernsor attempted to murder" a relative. The SPA, in brief findings, rejected misco
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
or attempted to murder" a relative. The SPA, in brief findings, rejected misconduct allegations against Chief Constable Phil Gormley and Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingtone over claims of a failure and refusal to investigate the deaths. And... Read more
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heraldscotland
Police forces merger jeopardises fight against terrorism, House of Lords toldMatheson, the Scottish Justice Secretary, had “overruled” the Scottish Police A
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
Matheson, the Scottish Justice Secretary, had “overruled” the Scottish Police Authority on the issue of Chief Constable Phil Gormley returning to work, he added: “The independence of the police from political action is a fundamental part of our... Read more
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heraldscotland
MacAskill urges Chief Constable to quit in police rowit. “I think it’ll be an expensive lesson to the SPA and to the government tha
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
it. “I think it’ll be an expensive lesson to the SPA and to the government that Andrew Flanagan was the wrong appointment. Phil Gormley, equally, hasn’t worked out. “Pay him out, get him out, and let’s get on with recruiting a new chief constable,... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland’s top cop Phil Gormley concerned over ‘delays’ into alleged misconductan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley said the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) was still to take a statement from a senior police... Read more
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The News and Star
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Bury Times
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Bury Times / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Gazette
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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guardian-series
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
guardian-series / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Harrow Times
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Harrow Times / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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This is West Country
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Gazette News
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Gazette News / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Bolton News
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Bolton News / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Chief Constable ‘surprised’ he has not been allowed to return to workan investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant del
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into his alleged misconduct has suffered from “significant delays”. A lawyer representing Chief Constable Phil Gormley insisted the complaints against Scotland’s top police officer were “vexatious” and “opportunistic”, and said... Read more
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Daily Record
Calls for Justice Secretary to be quizzed over 'blocking top cop' return to workLabour said Matheson needs to assure the public that Police Scotland “remain op
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
Labour said Matheson needs to assure the public that Police Scotland “remain operationally independent of government”.Phil Gormley who is on "special leave" (Image: PA)Read More Scottish Labour justice spokesman Daniel Johnson said: “There... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Misconduct probe would not be prejudiced if top officer returned to work, says PircConstable was not suspended." Her intervention comes as controversy surrounds
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
Constable was not suspended." Her intervention comes as controversy surrounds the decision not to allow Chief Constable Phil Gormley to return to active duty, with claims that Justice Secretary Michael Matheson intervened in the matter. Mr... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Senior Police Scotland officer faces misconduct investigationof evidence and an opinion on whether the misconduct allegations should be refe
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
of evidence and an opinion on whether the misconduct allegations should be referred to a misconduct hearing." Pirc is already investigating separate allegations of gross misconduct against Scotland's top police officer, Chief Constable Phil Gorm... Read more
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Daily Record
Politicians' seasonal excuses a cold comfort for patients and staffthe lack of cash, £77,493 has been spent in legal fees suppressing information
Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
the lack of cash, £77,493 has been spent in legal fees suppressing information to the public.Chief Constable Phil Gormley took appeal to Court of Session (Image: Daily Record)Read More Almost all that money went to challenge a... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Police Scotland spent £63,000 challenging release of details on informantson the release of details involving police informants, known as covert human in
EveningTimes Online / Posted 21 days ago
on the release of details involving police informants, known as covert human intelligence sources. Chief Constable Phil Gormley took an appeal against the commissioner’s decision, ordering the release of the information, to the Court of... Read more
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heraldscotland
the bitter row between Police Scotland's chief constable and the Justice Secretaryimminent return. “The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) has today confirmed that
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
imminent return. “The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) has today confirmed that the Chief Constable of Police Scotland, Phil Gormley QPM, will return to his full duties and responsibilities from tomorrow,” it stated. “Mr Gormley has now... Read more
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Daily Record
Lord Advocate's wife was to judge case between him and former Gers administratorthe takeover. Whyte was cleared of fraud by a jury at the High Court in Glasgow
Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
the takeover. Whyte was cleared of fraud by a jury at the High Court in Glasgow in June.Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley is also being sued (Image: Daily Record)Read More Lawyers acting for Whitehouse claimed their client was... Read more
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Daily Record
Names revealed of Emma Caldwell murder case cops who launched unlawful witchuntgave evidence to the committee that the Sunday Mail’s information had leaked fr
Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
gave evidence to the committee that the Sunday Mail’s information had leaked from a “live murder inquiry”. Chief Constable Phil Gormley, currently on special leave while police probe bullying claims against him, later admitted there was no live... Read more
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Daily Record
MSPs slam cops over 'huge financial management' as costs 'spiral out of control'to the board.” He was being questioned on rumours that ex-SPA chairman Andrew
Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
to the board.” He was being questioned on rumours that ex-SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan had called for chief constable Phil Gormley, who is being probed over allegations of gross misconduct, to be reinstated.Susan Deacon is concerned (Image:... Read more
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Daily Record
Police Scotland to cough up £3m for cops' overtimepolice officers to apply for their unpaid overtime. Livingstone is in temporar
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
police officers to apply for their unpaid overtime. Livingstone is in temporary charge of the force while Chief Constable Phil Gormley is being investigated over bullying allegations. The Scottish Police Federation argued before Lady Wise that... Read more

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