The head of Scotland's policing watchdog has called for a radical restructuring of the country's eight forces to create one single police service.Who exactly is this "watchdog"? It turns out that he's nothing less than:
The former chief constable of Lothian and Borders PoliceIsn't this typical of the state sector? Respond to legitimate concerns by appointing an insider as "watchdog". Far from amalgamating our police forces we should consider making them truly accountable to the public. That means electing Chief Constables. Note the plural.