The Press and Journal report on new figures that reveal Police Scotland’s north-east division had to pay £150,000 to fix its fleet during the 2017-18 financial year. However, just under £20,000 of the issues were caused by the officers themselves.
The Press and Journal report that work was due to begin this summer on Stonehaven’s flood defence scheme, but because of the number of companies bidding on the £16 million contract a short list had to be compiled – meaning the start date has now been delayed.
The Scotsman report on a BBC Scotland investigation which raised concerns that bad practices and unlawful behaviour in the previous eight regional forces had continued after Police Scotland was established in 2013.
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