Statement from the Home Secretary regarding the Ellison Review

Neil Parish MP presses the Home Secretary to tackle both police corruption and improve moral with the police force.

Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton) (Con): I commend the Home Secretary for her work to root out corruption in the police. Does she agree that we must not only restore public confidence in the police force, but boost the morale of the very good officers who make up the vast majority of the police and ensure that they are seen to be doing a good job?

The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Mrs Theresa May): Absolutely. I hope that the majority of police officers, who operate with honesty and integrity day by day, will welcome our commitment to rooting out any corruption or misbehaviour within the police. We owe it to them to ensure that they see that happening and know that we value the work that they do. We want to ensure that all officers operate with honesty and integrity.

Hansard source (Citation: HC Deb, 6 March 2014, c1076)