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Suffolk Police loses latest battle in football policing costs

Ipswich Town Football Club successfully argued the force had asked it to pay for policing too large an area around its stadium.

Both parties insisted the matter is a complex, ongoing legal process (Credit: ITFC)

Both parties insisted the matter is a complex, ongoing legal process (Credit: ITFC)

Date - 3rd March 2017
By - John Toner - Police Oracle
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Suffolk Police has lost the latest round of a legal battle over the cost it incurs policing football matches. The High Court had ruled the force was entitled to recover costs from the club for officers in Portman Road and Sir Alf Ramsey...
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