Temporary Ch Supt Parm Sandhu has brought an employment tribunal claim, alleging she has been denied promotion and work opportunities on the basis of her race and gender. The move comes shortly after Sandhu was cleared of allegations that she breached rules about honours nominations. In Sandhu was presented with an Asian Women of Achievement public sector award, in part for her work in the aftermath of the 7 July London bombings. Sandhu was placed on restricted duties while the allegations were looked into but investigators concluded last month that there was no case to answer.
Asian officer accuses Met Police of discrimination
Senior female Asian police officer accuses Met of discrimination | UK news | The Guardian
These are external links and will open in a new window. One of Britain's most senior female Asian police officers has accused the Metropolitan Police of discrimination. Parm Sandhu has begun legal action claiming she was denied promotion and work opportunities on the basis of her race and gender, BBC News has learned. The temporary chief superintendent was investigated over allegations she breached police honours rules , but was cleared of gross misconduct last month. Ms Sandhu, who is of Indian heritage, is one of a very small number of female Asian police officers at senior levels across England and Wales.
Asian police woman stands along the road in a white uniform, cap and hijab.
One of Britain's top Asian policewomen is suing Scotland Yard for 'racial and gender' discrimination after being cleared of misconduct allegations. Superintendent Parm Sandhu could receive a six-figure payout if she is successful in her claim against Britain's biggest force, led by its first female commissioner, Cressida Dick. Superintendent Parm Sandhu pictured could get a six-figure payout if she is successful in her claim for 'racial and gender' discrimination against the Metropolitan Police.
Temporary Chief Superintendent Parm Sandhu, 54, alleges she has been denied promotion and work opportunities during her year career with the force. Ms Sandhu has not not commented publicly on her discrimination claim but did retweet a BBC article about the case on Saturday. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists?