. . . . . The 'decision' as 'compiled' by the PCC's 'Barmy Army' Defence team.
"The failure to respond to a direct complaint was, of course, regrettable...the inaccuracy could have been corrected sooner" and "genuine human error had resulted in an oversight".
Can you just hear a Barrister putting forward a defence like that in the High Court for some criminal or other?- The Judge would laugh so much he would wet his knickers and the newspapers, other than the Guardian, would laugh their socks off and turn it into the legal joke of the decade?

. . .. . . "genuine human error"