Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, R (on the application of) v Police Appeals Tribunal & Anor [2013] EWHC 1684

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWHC 1684
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales High Court (EWHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Collective and Trade Union Issues
Issues covered: Independent Appeal Hearings; jurisdiction and decision-making; costs order

An inspector was stopped travelling in first class on a train out of London Victoria on 25 January 2010 as he was not entitled to the travel and lied about both his reasons for being in first class and his destination. A was under severe stress at the time mainly because his son was suffering from a rare genetic disorder. The court later heard submissions that A had been crying at work shortly prior to the incident. Misconduct proceedings were brought against A and A was dismissed without notice by a Misconduct Hearing Panel. A appealed the decision and the Police Appeals Tribunal allowed the appeal as to the disciplinary action taken so A was reinstated and given a final written warning to

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This article is correct at 21/06/2013

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