Category Archives: Justice Issues

Police and Crime Commissioners – an unnecessary reform?


For anyone interested in how Policing operates in our communities and how police forces impact on our lives, last Thursday in the House of Lords an informative debate took place on the subject of the responsibilities of Police and Crime … Continue reading

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Representation of the People (Equal Franchise)


Ninety years ago today, Parliament passed an Act that brought our nation into a modern and meaningful world and made a significant and meaningful change to the way in which our society operates. The Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) … Continue reading

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Wealth can lead to abuse of the system


It seems vital that our society places the needs of the weak and vulnerable and innocent people at the top of the priority list, giving them as much help as is possible so that their lives are saved and made … Continue reading

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Society is right to protect court cases, from damaging publicity


Over the weekend a well known extremist activist has appeared to gain a great deal of widespread support from non extremists for placing an important and highly sensitive court case involving accusations of multiple rapes at risk due to his … Continue reading

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Criminal Justice System is upside down


In 2010 the coalition Government announced it was to replace Police Authorities with Police and Crime Commissioners and I following this process through with some personal interest. One of the Architects for the PCC role, Nick Herbert MP who is … Continue reading

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Let’s mark 25 years by implementing the inquiry findings!


Yesterday many organisations celebrated St Georges Day, a day which for some small extremist groups has become a token for racism and extreme nationalism, but many more such as uniformed youth groups mark the day to celebrate the good things … Continue reading

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The petty & naive treason of Nigel Farage


It is easy to find fault with two of my MEPs, two men who are supposed to represent my constituency in the European Parliament, even though they both despise the Parliament and seem to spend a great deal of their … Continue reading

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