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The formation of Scotland’s single police force has created “additional barriers” for female officers aiming to progress through the ranks, a retiring superintendent has warned.
Alex Duncan said removing “mobility protection” – which under the previous eight forces limited relocation within each region – meant officers with childcare and other home commitments feared promotion could force them to move anywhere in the country.
His comments were backed by the Scottish Women’s Development Forum (SWDF), a police staff association, which said the new force was “not trusted” and had risked alienating anyone unable to comply. – Read More