Staffordshire Police has become the latest force to consider letting officers on the beat wear a burka.

The force declared that to date no staff have made a request to wear the Islamic clothing.

But Detective Chief Constable Nick Baker said if any member did ask to where a burka it would have to be considered in line with force policies.

It comes after West Midlands Police's chief constable David Thompson opened the door to the move.

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