More than 1,000 former senior police officers are seeking compensation after being forced to retire under the controversial regulation A19.

The 1,086 were among 1,335 officers made to go after 30 years’ service under the rule, used by 15 forces to make efficiency savings since 2010.

Payouts now rest on whether five forces win an appeal against a 2014 tribunal that ruled A19 was age discrimination.

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