Suspended South Yorkshire police chief to challenge commissioner in court
South Yorkshire PCC Alan Billings suspended Mr Crompton in April following a statement the chief made the day after the end of the Hillsborough inquests.
Dr Billings explained that the statement by Mr Crompton sought to justify questioning by the force's legal team at the inquests "which touched on fan behaviour and caused the families distress".
The suspension of Mr Crompton triggered a lengthy statutory process which culminated on Friday with Dr Billings calling for the chief constable to resign.
Dr Billings said: "After careful consideration of all the views and... read more
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