Never heard of a briefcase??

  Al94 22:07 08 Apr 2009

Another unbelievable blunder click here

  peter99co 22:17 08 Apr 2009

Full of his own importance, probably trying to show how busy he was.

  newman35 22:35 08 Apr 2009

Beggars belief that such a senior officer would carry open documentation like that - 'accident prone' is the least I would say about him!

  laurie53 07:37 09 Apr 2009

peter99co has it right.

Quite deliberate to show how important he was.

  wiz-king 08:16 09 Apr 2009

Another expenses cut - I expect the amount of red tape to claim a briefcase from the Met Police is so high he preferred to do some work rather than fill in several forms and have an army of cost-cutters moaning about his expenses.

  interzone55 08:21 09 Apr 2009

or a simple manilla folder, I've got a stationary cupboard full if the Met has run out...

  Al94 08:35 09 Apr 2009

He has resigned, only option open to him

  newman35 08:51 09 Apr 2009

He made the blunder, fell on his sword, deserves credit for resigning and not trying to 'bluff it out' as some politicians might have done.

  Al94 08:55 09 Apr 2009

You know something - it almost looked as if he was holding that document deliberatly so that it could be seen.

  lofty29 09:13 09 Apr 2009

As newman35 has said a least he has shown some honour in going, without the kicking and sceaming that some do.

  Bingalau 09:19 09 Apr 2009

It always amazes me how little common sense a lot of senior brainy type people have.

It seems that the journalists/press or whatever they are called have come out of this with a better reputation. At last!

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