Metropolitan Police Commissioner Complaints

MQT on 2007-05-23
Session date: 
May 23, 2007
Question By: 
Andrew Pelling
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Please detail how many complaints have been made to employment tribunals on the grounds of racial discrimination in each year since 2004 against The Metropolitan Police Commissioner.


Answer for Metropolitan Police Commissioner Complaints

Answer for Metropolitan Police Commissioner Complaints

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The following figures should be considered in the context of the overall size of the MPS which has grown in recent years to a total in excess of 50,000 police officers and police staff. It should also be noted that discrimination is the only area in which police officers are able to bring proceedings in front of an employment tribunal.

2004/05: Race discrimination claims: 21 Sex and race discrimination (combined claims:8

2005/06: Race discrimination claims:25 Sex and race discrimination (combined claims):16

2006/07:Race discrimination claims: 23 Sex and race discrimination (combined claims): 12 NB: figures are recorded by financial year.