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Solicitors representing G20 protesters are warning the Metropolitan Police they may seek a judicial review of the tactics used at the summit.
Members of the Climate Camp group want the Met commander to explain why force was used and why crowds were "kettled" - or contained - for several hours.
Police claimed G20 victim may have died after clashing with 'fake' officer
Police told Ian Tomlinson's widow that someone posing as a officer may have been responsible for shoving him before he died during the G20 clashes, campaigners said last night.
The police officer questioned over the death of a news vendor during the G20 protests should not have been in the force.
He had retired from the Metropolitan Police with an unresolved disciplinary charge but vetting blunders allowed him to return.
The officer retired sick after a road accident when he was accused of using unnecessary force against a driver. However, he was able to join Surrey Police, and later transfer to the Metropolitan force because the unresolved disciplinary issue was not flagged up during vetting. The Independent Police Complaints Commission would not comment yesterday.
A watchdog has said the Metropolitan Police's planning for the London G20 protests in April was inadequate.
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary said the force had responded well to some of the challenges posed by the world summit.
"We live in an age where public consent of policing cannot be assumed and policing, including public order policing, should be designed to win the consent of the public."