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Response to Home Office funding for Operation Sacristy
Ian Swales, Liberal Democrat MP for Redcar, is delighted with the news that the Government has agreed to cover the costs of Operation Sacristy.
The costs have now reached £1.6 million.
He believes that there would be a significant impact on police budgets if they had to cover the costs.
The Policing Minister Nick Herbert has awarded Cleveland Police Authority £1.6 million pounds to assist with the costs of Operation Sacristy.
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£1.6m will be given to Cleveland Police Authority to cover the bill for a criminal investigation into its suspended chiefs.