Sir Hugh Orde, Stephen House and Tim Godwin are in the running
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Who are the candidates for Met Police commissioner?

Four of the UK's top police officers are in the running to be the new Metropolitan Police commissioner.

Applications to lead London's force closed at midday on Wednesday.

The BBC understands Strathclyde chief Stephen House, Acting Met Commissioner Tim Godwin, ex-Northern Ireland head Sir Hugh Orde and former Merseyside head Bernard Hogan-Howe all applied.

Adam Fleming reports.

  • 17 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK