Category Archives: Police & Crime Commissioner

National Stalking Awareness Week


As the week ends its important to ensure that a focus on the issue of stalking does not diminish. I have been involved in a number of discussions over the last six months involving voluntary organisations such as Suzy Lamplugh … Continue reading

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We need a Government of Justice


This blog features in the Argus Newspaper today: Now that the General Election has been announced the extent to which Sussex splits into two parts becomes evident. Seven out of 16 constituencies, three in East Sussex, three in Brighton and … Continue reading

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The missing link to our prisons


At the end of March a debate took place in the House of Commons as part of the process of creating the Governments Prisons and Courts Bill. The debate was entitled “Prisons: purpose, and role of Secretary of State” and … Continue reading

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It’s time for positive politics


The 2.3 minute video below explains how since the 1950’s many voters have changed from backing one of the three main political parties to a broader range of choices and articulates reasons for this. However as Randeep Ramesh suggests one … Continue reading

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Who’d employ an apprentice?


The world of apprenticeships is about to go through a major change. A major change was proposed just after Theresa May was chosen as our Prime Minister by Tory MPs following David Camerons resignation. The plan is that from Thursday, … Continue reading

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Stop using the Police as a punchbag


On Thursday HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) published their annual report into policing and the state of individual forces. The report outlines a challenge across the country with reports of victims being let down, criminal cases shelved and suspects left untracked … Continue reading

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Creative thinking produces results


Last night in Brighton and Hove the Council managed to pass the budget for the next financial year on its second attempt. One of the areas which has suffered, but thankfully not as much as could easily have been the … Continue reading

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