The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to pay the £5,000 discretionary contribution to an officer for legal expenses as previously agreed by the Police Authority in April 2012.

Reference Number: PCCG-2013-014

Date Added: Thursday, January 31, 2013


Home Office circular 43/2001 outlines the Home Secretary's approval of guidance to Police Authorities on financial assistance to officers in legal proceedings. The guidance has now transferred to Police and Crime Commissioners.The information contained in the Legal Expenses Reimbursement report has been subjected to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 1998 and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent's public interest test and is deemed to be exempt from publication under sections 1 and 2.