16th August 2015 – The Sunday Times reports “Jetsetting police officials ‘spent thousands’ during trips abroad:
TWO senior officials at Acro, the police agency that manages criminal records, are under investigation after The Sunday Times uncovered liberal spending on trips to overseas destinations including the Caribbean and Mauritius. the two are named as:
- Ian Readhead
- Paul Brooks
Mr Brooks reportedly visited Bermuda. A bill for three staff, including Brooks, for a five-night stay at a luxury hotel in Bermuda during 2014 totalled £5,585.57.
An enquiry is to be undertaken by Hampshire constabulary, the very constabulary for which Mr Readhead worked as Deputy Chief Constable (source)
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