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This section is further amended to read: "The PLEB shall be the central receiving entity for any citizen's complaint against the officers and members of the PNP assigned either temporarily or permanently in a particular city or municipality.
He continued to profess his innocence and deny using the word pleb.
A mere pleb may have been nicked in such circumstances, but the Cabinet minister was allowed to go on his way.
These people, known as PLEBS, People Lacking Everyday Basic Skills, have a tough time figuring out how to calculate credit card interest, and are left stumped by flat-pack furniture instructions and the way train tickets are priced.
Giving his ruling, Mr Justice Mitting said: "For the reasons given, I am satisfied, at least on the balance of probabilities, that Mr Mitchell did speak the words alleged, or something so close to them as to amount to the same, including the politically toxic word pleb.
He told the High Court he swore under his breath but claimed he would never call a policeman a pleb.
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Officers protested outside the minister's constituency office in Sutton Coldfield, wearing t-shirts emblazoned with the slogan "PC Pleb and proud".
Now like most folks, I don't believe everything I read in the nationals, so I wrote to Mr Mitchell - very courteously, with no insults or bad language - asking him clearly and simply if he called any police officer a pleb.
Mr Mitchell was embroiled in a row with police after allegedly calling an officer a pleb during a dispute in Downing Street.
WRITING as a proud pleb, I must make clear that I have no problems with privately-educated toffs per se.
PLEB storm politician Andrew Mitchell must be investigated over his outburst at Downing Street police officers, David Hanson said yesterday.