London Police Increasing Diversity by Hiring People Who Can’t Read or Write

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by Chris Black

You don’t need to read and write to beat someone with a baton.

That has always been true.

GB News:

A former Met Police detective has hit out at the service’s failings, claiming many of its recruits are unable to read and write English.

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David Murray-Gilbertson joined Camilla Tominey on GB News to discuss former Home Secretary Suella Braverman’s claim that the force has double standards.

According to the former detective, the Met’s failings are laid bare in its recruitment with employees “unable to read and write” in the force’s native tongue.

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“In 2022, Her Majesty’s Officers Inspectorate did a major review of recruitment, something like about 10 per cent of the recruits to the Met at that time were functionally illiterate in English”, he said.

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