Family anger at G20 PC hearing

Ian Tomlinson's family have branded the police disciplinary hearing for the Met Police officer cleared of his manslaughter during the G20 protests in 2009, a "whitewash." PC Simon Harwood has been sacked after being found guilty of misconduct.

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Harwood to keep police pension

Former Pc Simon Harwood will be able to claim his police pension when he reaches the eligible age, despite being sacked for gross misconduct.

Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Maxine de Brunner said she is unable to remove his pension because he has not been convicted of a criminal offence

She said: "Simon Harwood will retain his pension when he reaches pensionable age. I'm unable to remove his pension because he has not been convicted of a criminal offence."

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