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Police Complain Of Being Bullied: Time For An Irony Overload

by | 9th, March 2011

I DUNNO which invites more incredulity the fact that the police are weeping in their cups about being bullied “, or that the Cleggerons, having upset just about all their natural constituencies to the point that they need armoured cars and constant police escorts have now upset the police to such an extent that they now want the right to strike.

All this comes on the back of the review by Tom Winsor, commissioned by the current administration, which recommends cutting back on police allowances and overtime payments, to the extent that up to 40 percent might lose £4,000 a year although, alarmingly, the rest would gain by up to £2,000 a year.

These recommendations have been sufficient to have members of the Police Federation’s ruling council accusing the administration of bullying demoralised officers “, through a series of swingeing pay cuts which makes such a delicious change from police officers bullying demoralised Council Tax payers who are having to take real cuts in their standards of living to pay for their salaries and grossly inflated pensions.

The Guardian notes that the move “further adds to momentum driving police and the government

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