Sir Norman Bettison's perks worth £70,000 revealed

Former West Yorkshire Police chief constable Sir Norman Bettison received perks worth £70,000 while in charge of the force, The Times reports.

A Freedom of Information Act request made by the newspaper revealed Sir Norman, who is under investigation over the Hillsborough and Stephen Lawrence scandals, received the package in addition to his £169,359 2010 salary.

Sir Norman Bettison. Credit: Press Association

The package - as of September 2009 - included:

Staff and driver provided free

£35,594 annual car allowance

£9,148 for health and well being, to include gym membership (per annum)Life cover: £2,745

Continuing personal development activities of your choice (per annum) £7,318

Domestic security arrangements: Up to £15,000

A credit card exclusively for your use in connection with your duties, including entertainment at home.

Telephone expenses and broadband connection: Up to 50 percent