Yvette Cooper says Suella Braverman's response to Carrick revelations shows 'lack of leadership'

The Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has responded to Suella Braverman’s statement on Pc David Carrick pleading guilty to multiple rapes as “weak”.Ms Cooper claimed that the Policing Minister has “badly failed” to follow the policing inspectorate’s recommendations , and has “refused” to make vetting a requirement when employing new officers.Pc David Carrick, 48, attacked at least a dozen women over an 18-year period throughout his career with the Met, using his position to gain their trust and scare them into staying silent.He had come to the attention of police over nine incidents – including allegations of rape, domestic violence and harassment between 2000 and 2021 – but faced no criminal sanctions or misconduct findings.Parliament TV