§ Mr. Tony Banks
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, pursuant to his answer of 26 February, Official Report, columns 348–49, on civil actions against police officers, he will give details of the nature of the complaints, the names of the complainant and the numbers of officers, and their ranks, involved in each of the 10 cases referred to in his answer.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
[pursuant to his reply, 5 March 1987, c. 696]: In the absence of any knowledge of the wishes of the individuals concerned, we do not think it would be right to give the names of the complainants. I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that the other information requested is as follows:
Nature of allegation Numbers and ranks of officers involved 1.Assault Two Sergeants Three Constables 2.Unlawful imprisonment One Chief Inspector Two Sergeants 3.Assault One Sergeant One Constable 4.Assault and false imprisonment Five Constables 5.Assault and false imprisonment Two Constables 6.Assault, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution One Sergeant Two Constables 7.Assault and false imprisonment Three Inspectors Two Sergeants One Constable 8.Assault One Sergeant 9.Assault One Sergeant 10.Unlawful imprisonment One Sergeant