Review of the lessons learned from the Metropolitan Police Service's investigation of Home Office leaks

Part of: Police ethics and accountability Specific reviews

In October 2008, the Metropolitan Police Service began an investigation into a series of leaks from the Home Office. This led to the arrest of civil servant Christopher Galley, and Damian Green MP. In April 2009, having considered the evidence, the Director of Public Prosecutions announced no charges would be brought against either person.

The Home Secretary asked HMIC to review the case.

Read the review of the lessons learned from the Metropolitan Police Service’s investigation of Home Office leaks

Please note: In July 2017 HMIC took on responsibility for fire & rescue service inspections and was renamed HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS). Inspections carried out before July 2017 may continue to refer to HMIC.