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RETIREMENT OF POLICE DEPUTY ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER JOHN GRIEVE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1280: tabled on 10 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Grieve has recently retired; recognises his excellent work record which includes 14 police commendations and awards for outstanding courage, leading the metropolitan Police's anti-terrorist unit and ensuring that the police deal in a more effective way with cases of domestic violence; notes that as head of the Race and Violent Crimes Task Force he ensured that the police took race crimes more seriously and sought to make London a safer place for ethnic communities; also notes that he was brave for speaking out for institutional change within the police service in the wake of the Stephen Lawrence murder and report of Sir William Macpherson; calls upon police forces throughout the country to ensure that progressive officers of the ilk of John Grieve are in senior positions; and wishes him a long, happy and healthy retirement.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.