Notts Police defend cuts despite high court costs and re-hiring of ‘retired’ staff


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As Nottinghamshire’s police force faces further cuts to front line services, the cost of defending its court case against ‘retired’ officers continues to climb.

As part of cost-cutting measures adopted by the force a number of police officers, who had served 30 years or more, were forced to retire under the A19 Sanction.

But in the high-profile case, the group of officers, many of whom were high-ranking experienced staff, took the force to an industrial tribunal earlier this year and won their claim through “indirect age discrimination”.


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