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Commander P Corbett (North Devon Trip)

Volume 87: debated on Friday 29 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will call for a report from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis as to the status of the trip in a chauffeur-driven car by Commander Phil Corbett of the Metropolitan police to North Devon to meet retired police officer Harry Clement about an interview he had given to the BBC; what was the cost of the trip and the overnight stay of Commander Corbett and his driver.

[pursuant to his reply, 12 November 1985, c. 25]: The information requested is as follows:I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that a visit was made by Commander Corbett to North Devon in the course of operational duties. The visit was authorised by a senior officer in the specialist operations department and cost approximately £77.