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Police Cars (Accidents)

Volume 109: debated on Saturday 2 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons were killed by speeding police cars in 1986; what was the location in each case; and what was the coroner's inquest verdict in each case.

Date of applicationLocal authorityPosts for which grant soughtCurrent position
4 April 1986Wandsworth1 publicity officerApproved
1 race training officerApproved
1 liaison officerApproved
Refused because insufficient evidence of special needs
1 development officer
7 April 1986Wandsworth1 senior library assistantApproved
10 April 1986Lancashire1 co-ordinator, race equality unitApproved
11 April 1986Kirk lees4 community liaison teachersApproved
11 April 198610 part-time youth workersApproved
4 part-time youth leadersApproved
12 ancillary youth workersApproved
Various language support assistants (630 hours)Approved
1 inspector for multicultural educationApproved
1 assistant education officerApproved
6 curriculum development staffApproved
2 language advisory teachersApproved
Refused because posts already filled
2 language advisory teachers
2 community language teachers (teaching of mother tongue to '0' level)Refused because posts not meeting special needs
12 May 1986Bolton1 liaison officerApproved
1 clerical officerApproved
12 May 1986Warwickshire4 advisory teachersApproved
7 peripatetic teachersApproved
3 secretarial support postsApproved
500 hours English home tuitionApproved
2 education co-ordinatorsApproved
Refused because not meeting special needs
2,500 hours community language tuition
3 community language advisory teachers (teaching of mother tongue to 'O' and 'A' level)Refused because not meeting special needs
Refused because not meeting special needs
1 co-ordinator for M/C arts
14 May 1986Nottingham City1 clerk/typistApproved
Refused because insufficient evidence of special needs
14 May 1986Southwark1 race equality officer (planning)
14 May 1986Lewisham1 Caribbean Focus co-ordinatorApproved

The information requested is not available centrally. Arrangements have been made for information to be collected from 1 January this year on the number of accidents involving police vehicles which cause death or serious injury in each police force area.