Category Archives: Police & Crime Commissioner

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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Saving money can cost lives


On Tuesday lunchtime in Parliament, the Home Secretary was in the House of Commons, responding to a series of questions on different subjects. One of the questions that came up from two Tory MPs on the theme “Police and Fire … Continue reading

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The words that come back to haunt us


Its hard to imagine that when Theresa May was speaking at the Police Federation conference as Home Secretary in 2015, less than two weeks after the last General Election that she could have forseen that she would be forced to … Continue reading

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A deeply out of touch Home Secretary


The exchange between Amber Rudd and the Police Federation over pay and pay rises appears to have disclosed just how substantial the gap is between the Government which has been setting our laws and budgets for the last 7 years … Continue reading

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