Dyfed-Powys police has spent in excess of £750,000 on luxury vehicles for senior officers, top of the range BMWs, BMW 4x4s and others since 2007.
Just like the NHS, then, where management find important professional reasons for needing to drive Jaguars, Mercedes and BMWs.
Other news from austerity Britain.
The Quango chief charged with curbing wasteful public spending is being paid a £4,070-a-year ‘travel allowance’ – even though his daily commute is a one-minute walk between his office and a four-star hotel.
By pocketing the allowance, he is effectively claiming £25 per yard per year.