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New Met Commissioner appointed.

Mon, 12 Sep 2011 18:00:00 GMT

Bernard Hogan-Howe will be the new Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, the Home Secretary announced today.

The appointment of the current Deputy Commissioner of Metropolitan Police was recommended to Her Majesty the Queen by the Home Secretary following interviews today. Royal approval has now been given to his appointment as Commissioner. Mr Hogan-Howe was selected from a field of four candidates.

Home Office announcement here