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This page contains press release 45/11: MPA welcomes appointment of Bernard Hogan-Howe as new Commissioner.

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MPA welcomes appointment of Bernard Hogan-Howe as new Commissioner

12 September 2011

Commenting on the announcement today that Bernard Hogan-Howe has been appointed Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Kit Malthouse, Chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority said:

“Bernard Hogan-Howe has shown himself to be a valiant and focused crime fighter and we look forward to him bringing his undoubted sense of purpose to London.

“The MPA were impressed by his clear vision, firm resolve and eagerness to get about his task. He was one amongst a distinguished and highly accomplished field and his success is therefore all the more impressive.

“He has all our congratulations and we look forward to working together dedicated to the safety of Londoners.”

Notes to Editors

The MPA selection panel, which  interviewed the shortlisted candidates, included Kit Malthouse (Chair of panel), Reshard Auladin, Cindy Butts, Dee Doocey, Jenny Jones, Joanne McCartney and Faith Boardman.

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