Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)
1. Introduction and background
1.1. The claim relates to allegations made of historical sexual abuse.
2. Financial Comments
2.1. The cost of any settlement, if agreed, would be met from the centrally held MPS third party claims provision budget.
3. Legal Comments
3.1. Pursuant to the MOPAC Scheme of Consent and Delegation 2016, MOPAC must authorise the settlement because it fulfils the criteria set out in section 4.10 of the Scheme including the financial level.
3.2. The DMPC has the power to authorise any sum required in connection with the settlement for any claim made against the Commissioner under Section 88 of the Police Act 1996.
3.3. There is an open and exempt report as some of the information relates to data protection, is commercially sensitive and is legal professional privileged.
4. Equality Comments
4.1. To continue policing with the consent of the population it serves, the police will always seek to treat everyone fairly and openly. Race or equality issues do not appear to have an impact in this matter.
5. Background/supporting papers
5.1. Part two exempt report