Johnston and Napier to appear before MPs committee

Next Tuesday, both Ian Johnston and Carmel Napier will be questioned by an influential group of MPs on the circumstances surrounding her exit from Gwent Police.

The Home Affairs Select Committee says it will take oral evidence from the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, and then the former Chief Constable.

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MPs quiz PCC and ex-chief

Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston is being asked to explain why he forced the area's Chief Constable Carmel Napier to retire. He told the Gwent Police and Crime Panel that the force 'is in a better place' without her.