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Post by Admin on Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:53 pm

Referring to part of the content of an IODPA blog:

It is reported that a certain SMP was paid to carry out reviews on the degree of disablement of former officers who are in receipt of injury pensions. In over three years and 46 billed days he managed only six for which he was paid £146,000 Avon and Somerset Police Pension Authority (PPA) ,

This is an astonishing and obscene amount of money. The authorities have often claimed 'protection of the public purse' as justification of their attempts to reduce the costs of IOD pensions without regard for the legalities which create and  regulate such pensions. What possible justification can there be for this?  How is the 'public purse' being protected here and where is the financial oversight?

Elsewhere on the blog item it points out that since 2008, appeals into the mistakes of HR and SMP's has resulted in costs of some £4.3 milion.

Please Note: The above figures are understood to have originated from official sources. If any of the official bodies concerned wishes to dispute these facts and supply verifiable alternative figures we will be pleased to make any necessary correction.

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Re: Grossly Excessive SMP Fees

Post by Twix on Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:48 pm

Has he really been claiming - and been paid - over £3.000 per day?

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Re: Grossly Excessive SMP Fees

Post by Beachcomber on Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:52 pm

The mind boggles!

These invoices for an obscene amount of money are available via a FoI Request:

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Post by Mercury on Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:14 pm

Funny how 'protecting the public purse' only applies to IOD pensions, not SMP fees or the vast amounts they are prepared to waste on legal fees?

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Re: Grossly Excessive SMP Fees

Post by White Horse on Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:23 pm

By unit price, do they mean £1,800 per hour or per day. Either way it's a lot of money, but just for clarification?
It's disgusting. Do the force believe that this is "money well spent"?
They could almost pay an officer for a month for £1,800!!

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Re: Grossly Excessive SMP Fees

Post by Admin on Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:15 am


The payment of such vast fees must ensure his independence and impartiality. Nobody will be pulling his strings - will they? If the force are happy to swallow such expense they must be happy with the service he provides - piper and tune come to mind!



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Re: Grossly Excessive SMP Fees

Post by H R Numpty on Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:49 am

Good job this is a police force and a medical professional. If it involved any other body or mortal person, it would be as scandalous.

Funny thing that magic money machine - with IOD pensioners it is set to spit out the lowest band but with SMP fees it is set to pay out megabucks - I am not suggesting that this is dodgy, god forbid.

It is a bit like that Harry Enfield character from the '90's -'Loadsamoney' now we know what happened to him.




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