Category Archives: Justice Issues

Turning back boats is an awful response to an International crisis


According to the mail online in an article first published at 10pm on Thursday “The crisis is a personal blow for the Home Secretary, who made a pledge last October that crossings would be virtually eliminated by now.” So her … Continue reading

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Can faith communities be part of the Domestic Abuse solution?


Many of the discussions that take place in the House of Lords include a Bishop from time to time. On Wednesday there was a particularly important but brief subject being raised. The title was “Domestic Abuse – Question” and on this … Continue reading

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The largest annual increase in Police Officer numbers since 2003


This is the latest claim by our Home Secretary which appears in a magazine called the Police Oracle and of course she is right. The last time there was a major increase in Police Officer numbers was when the Labour … Continue reading

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Priti Patel with some mostly positive responses to Windrush


Last Tuesday in the House of Commons there was a statement made by Priti Patel and a relatively short debate on the Windrush issues that have impacted out nation for over 70 years. The title was Windrush Lessons Learned Review. … Continue reading

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Fifteen Hours of fame in Bristol for Jen Reid


The decision by Bristol City Council to remove the statue of Jen Reid created by Marc Quinn was not a surprise and in one sense was very important to take place. There is a however a case for it to … Continue reading

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All Sussex MPs must support the ISC to get set up today


Today in Parliament is an opportunity for the Government to begin to deliver on a promise that they made to people throughout the country several months ago. It is of course vital that our Sussex MPs will all vote to … Continue reading

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What does it really mean to be accountable for one’s actions?


As I wrote yesterday, one of the comments that came from Dominic Cummings who is working directly for the Prime Minister of our Nation related to his claim that he should be made accountable for his actions. He stated “I … Continue reading

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Many thanks to all of the people who have helped protect us


My Father was only 15 when the VE day took place and so thankfully he never went to war, but had been born 5 years earlier things would have been very different. However in my youth I did meet many … Continue reading

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Two MP’s refer to County Lines and drug issues with credible understanding


As I wrote a month ago, it is clear that at least one of our current MP’s is very ignorant when it comes to the nature of County Lines. However the debate that took place at the House of Commons … Continue reading

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PCCs were never intended to run Blue Light services


Whatever the motivation of this question that was answered in the House of Lords on 27th February it is very clear to me as someone who took part in the early steps of the Police and Crime Commissioner roles, that … Continue reading

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