Concerns over NCA head appointment
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National Crime Agency boss faced criticism before appointment

It has emerged that the head of the National Crime Agency, Lynne Owens, was appointed amid serious concerns about her performance when she was Chief Constable of Surrey Police.

The BBC has learned that Surrey's Police and Crime Commissioner was preparing to start the process of dismissing Mrs Owens because of the force's record on public protection and child safeguarding.

Danny Shaw reports.

  • 02 Feb 2016