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Royal police officer pay tops £100,000

Jan 01, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

ALMOST 50 police officers guarding the Queen and other members of the Royal family took home £100,000-plus in pay in one year after bringing a claim against Scotland Yard.

The officers, who are all members of the Royalty and Specialist Protection unit, were given substantial one-off payments after winning a dispute over their "special escort" allowance.

The latest Metropolitan Police accounts show that 47 officers broke through the £100,000 barrier in 2016-17 as a result. The offic...