Category Archives: Police & Crime Commissioner

Our Ministers need some basic education


On Thursday in Parliament, there was a brief debate on the important subject of domestic violence. It was begun by Kelvin Hopkins who is the Labour MP for Luton North and the person speaking on behalf of the Government was … Continue reading

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The need for a major change of emphasis


The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) is a charity which was set up by Graham Allen MP in July 2013, after he had worked for several years on the need to invest time and resources in the lives of young children … Continue reading

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Time for a quinquennial review?


In businesses and the charity sector, it is very common to hold medium term reviews of how well things have gone following a significant change. It is easy enough to give the impression of change over a six month period … Continue reading

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Something does need fixing Cressida


As this news report explains, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick is defending her organisation from an attempt by the London Mayor to try to merge it with the City of London Police Force and the BTP. As … Continue reading

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We need a series of studies on our departure from the EU


The decision by Amber Rudd last Thursday to commission a study on the economic impact of immigration from the EU seems excessively late to the party bearing in mind that the Hastings MP has spent more than a year as … Continue reading

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A few PCC’s understand their role


The role of Police and Crime Commissioner was intended at the outset to be one which brought about coherence in the Criminal Justice System. At the time when the PCC concept was first made public, the MP for Arundel and … Continue reading

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Where was the Police & Crime Commissioner?


There is a disturbing story currently circulating of a brave woman called Faith Spear who comes from Ipswich where she served as a volunteer chair of a body known as the Independent Monitoring Board of Her Majesty’s Prison & Young … Continue reading

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