Stronger scrutiny is required of elected police commissioners to prevent 'maverick decision making', a damning report by MPs has warned.
The report follows a string of heavily-criticised decisions made by commissioners, including Lincolnshire PCC Alan Hardwick, who suspended Chief Constable Neil Rhodes over "potential conduct matters", which were later rejected by the police watchdog, the IPCC.
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