Senior Tories flouted electoral law by failing to declare spending on by-election campaigns, Channel 4 claims

The Independent Broadcaster says it has received legal advice that the evidence would provide reasonable grounds for a police investigation Campaign spending in by-elections is limited to £100,000 to ensure a level playing-field Getty Senior Conservatives appear to have flouted electoral law by failing to declare spending amounting to tens of thousands of pounds during three…

Met Police riot squad at centre of ‘overtime fraud’ claims decommissioned to cut costs

The Independent Disciplinary action is being taken against more than 20 officers Met Police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe PA A specialist riot squad at the centre of a probe into allegations its officers wrongly claimed for overtime has been decommissioned to cut costs, police said. The Metropolitan Police said the withdrawal of the Territorial Support…