[If you don’t get the headline, try here.]
The Scotland Yard inquiry in to the “Plebgate” row which led to Andrew Mitchell resigning as chief whip has cost an estimated £144,000 so far…
Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Patricia Gallan is leading the investigation, dubbed Operation Alice.
She wrote: “It remains that I have 30 officers at my disposal and the Operation Alice is estimated to have cost £144,000 to date.
The interesting thing there is not the numbers (Metropolitan Police numbers — as when declaring how many were demonstrating — are notoriously ‘elastic’) but the title.
‘Operation Alice” as in
Through the Looking Glass?