INCOMPETENCE BY North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones led to convicted paedophile Gordon Anglesea keeping his police pension.
The Commissioner has acknowledged Anglesea deserved to lose his pension but, in the eight weeks between Anglesea’s conviction and his death, failed to ask the Home Office to revoke it.
Rebecca understands the pension — which is fully-funded from the public purse — is worth up to £25,000 a year.
Jones’ inaction meant that Anglesea was being paid some £500 a week while he was in prison.
Jones has also decided that his widow, Sandra, should receive a widow’s pension of 50 per cent.
She will receive up to £12,500 a year for the rest of her life.
Rebecca has also discovered the Commissioner did not consult the Home Office over this decision.
We have written to policing minister Brandon Lewis asking him to issue a “forfeiture certificate” under the Police Pensions Regulations 2015.
This would automatically revoke Anglesea’s pension — and…
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