Scotland Yard is looking into "irresponsible" comments about gay police officers made by the Sun's outspoken columnist Richard Littlejohn. The Gay Police Association has raised concerns over remarks made by Littlejohn in his column on January 6, in which he suggested cottaging was a "career move" for homosexual police officers. Littlejohn, who also presents his own show on Sky News, has not been accused of any crime but Scotland Yard is considering how the police should respond to his comments about quotas for gay, lesbian and bisexual police officers. Inspector Paul Cahill, the chairman of the GPA, said: "He [Littlejohn] has a position of responsibility and to date I've only seen an abuse of that position. If he continues to abuse that position then his TV [programme] should be reconsidered.
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Officers have recorded more than perks since Police Scotland were formed almost two years ago. The gifts came to light after a freedom of information request. The register says the blue and white figurine of two women was from the European Gay Police Association. This information is available on request.