(1) Chief Inspector Jerry Reakes-Williams, head of professional standards at West Mercia and Warwickshire, told MPs he had concluded that all three officers should face misconduct proceedings.
(2) The committee said it was perturbed to find no formal minutes or detailed notes of a briefing during which Reakes-Williams discussed his findings with senior officers.
(3) But Reakes-Williams told MPs his conclusions that misconduct hearings were necessary were overruled after a meeting in August with three deputy chiefs from the three forces – which was not minuted.
(4) Chief Inspector Jerry Reakes-Williams, head of professional standards at Warwickshire and West Mercia police, who led an inquiry into the October 2012 meeting between Mitchell and the federation officials, said he believed that officers should face misconduct charges.
(5) The company, run by a former Goldman Sachs banker, was awarded management of Hinchingbrooke hospital in Cambridgeshire last week in a ground-reaking move lauded by ministers as a "good deal for patients and staff".
(6) Shaw told MPs he had the power to decide to discipline his own officer himself – as have the other two chief constables involved -but had decided to refer the investigation and Reakes-Williams findings to Her Majestys Inspectorate of Constabulary to be referred to another chief constable to review.
(v. i.) Wanting physical strength.
(v. i.) Deficient in strength of body; feeble; infirm; sickly; debilitated; enfeebled; exhausted.
(v. i.) Not able to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain; as, a weak timber; a weak rope.
(v. i.) Not firmly united or adhesive; easily broken or separated into pieces; not compact; as, a weak ship.
(v. i.) Not stiff; pliant; frail; soft; as, the weak stalk of a plant.
(v. i.) Not able to resist external force or onset; easily subdued or overcome; as, a weak barrier; as, a weak fortress.
(v. i.) Lacking force of utterance or sound; not sonorous; low; small; feeble; faint.
(v. i.) Not thoroughly or abundantly impregnated with the usual or required ingredients, or with stimulating and nourishing substances; of less than the usual strength; as, weak tea, broth, or liquor; a weak decoction or solution; a weak dose of medicine.
(v. i.) Lacking ability for an appropriate function or office; as, weak eyes; a weak stomach; a weak magistrate; a weak regiment, or army.
(v. i.) Not possessing or manifesting intellectual, logical, moral, or political strength, vigor, etc.
(v. i.) Feeble of mind; wanting discernment; lacking vigor; spiritless; as, a weak king or magistrate.
(v. i.) Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.
(v. i.) Not having full confidence or conviction; not decided or confirmed; vacillating; wavering.
(v. i.) Not able to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable; as, weak resolutions; weak virtue.
(v. i.) Wanting in power to influence or bind; as, weak ties; a weak sense of honor of duty.
(v. i.) Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained; as, a weak argument or case.
(v. i.) Wanting in point or vigor of expression; as, a weak sentence; a weak style.
(v. i.) Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
(v. i.) Lacking in elements of political strength; not wielding or having authority or energy; deficient in the resources that are essential to a ruler or nation; as, a weak monarch; a weak government or state.
(v. i.) Tending towards lower prices; as, a weak market.
(v. i.) Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its preterit (imperfect) and past participle by adding to the present the suffix -ed, -d, or the variant form -t; as in the verbs abash, abashed; abate, abated; deny, denied; feel, felt. See Strong, 19 (a).
(v. i.) Pertaining to, or designating, a noun in Anglo-Saxon, etc., the stem of which ends in -n. See Strong, 19 (b).
(a.) To make or become weak; to weaken.
(1) There was a weak relation between AER and both systolic and diastolic blood pressures.
(2) Muscle weakness and atrophy were most marked in the distal parts of the legs, especially in the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles, and then spread to the thighs and gluteal muscles.
(3) Consensual but rationally weak criteria devised to extract inferences of causality from such results confirm the generic inadequacy of epidemiology in this area, and are unable to provide definitive scientific support to the perceived mandate for public health action.
(4) The strengths and weaknesses of each technique are described in this article.
(5) In group V, five cases of Taenia saginata parasitosis were studied showing a weak positive reading.
(6) Although the longest period required for resolving weakness was three days, the MRI, the CT and the electroencephalogram revealed no significant abnormality.
(7) Her muscle weakness and hyperCKemia markedly improved by corticosteroid therapy, suggesting that the diagnosis was compatible with polymyositis (PM).
(8) It was concluded that Ta acts as a weak zeitgeber in laboratory rats and has greater effects on males compared to females.
(9) And adding to this toxic mix, was the fear that the hung parliament would lead to a weak government.
(10) Sensory loss, motor weakness, paraesthesia and a new pain were found as complications in 12, 7, 4 and 6 patients, respectively.
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(12) In general, enzyme activity was strongly reduced by heavy metal inorganic cations; less strongly by organometallic cations, some anions, and certain pesticides; and weakly inhibited by light metal cations and organometallic and organic compounds.
(13) The weakness was treated by intensive physical rehabilitation with complete and sustained recovery in all cases.
(14) It also showed weak inhibition of the solid type of Ehrlich carcinoma and prolonged the survival period of mice inoculated with L-1210 cells.
(15) Exposure to whole cigarette smoke from reference cigarettes results in the prompt (peak activity is 6 hrs), but fairly weak (similar to 2 fold), induction of murine pulmonary microsomal monooxygenase activity.
(16) Though the concept of phase, known also as focus, is a very helpful notion, its empirical foundation is yet very weak.
(17) DL 071 IT, a new potent non-selective beta-adrenergic blocking drug with intrinsic sympathomimetic activity and weak membrane stabilizing activity, was evaluated alone and in comparison with oxprenolol, in six volunteers, at rest and during an exercise test.
(18) A variety of weak acids at and below their pK(a) are potent inhibitors of transport in Penicillium chrysogenum.
(19) It added that the crisis had highlighted significant weaknesses in financial regulation, with further measures needed to strengthen supervision.
(20) The radioprotective action in E. coli ATCC 9637 of ascorbate added to media containing the weak sensitizer, tetracycline (effect described by Pittillo and Lucas (1967)), was found to be dependent on the presence of metal catalysts of the autoxidation of ascorbate.