Category Archives: Policing

A number of the Blogs relate specifically to the proposed introduction of the Police and Crime Commissioners and my view that the Metropolitan Police which performs a role as local Police force for London and National Police force on several key issues needs to have some of these national roles removed in order that London Policing is not compromised by issues that have a National Political aspect (such as phone hacking)

Police Officer Numbers – the Home Office clearly doesn’t care!


On Monday four MPs and a Government Minister took part in a short debate on the theme of Police Officer numbers. The failure of the Government Minister to respond in a meaningful way to any of the questions shows how … Continue reading

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Tebbit prepares the ground for protests against Trump


It was hardly a shock when Norman Tebbit decided to use his privilege as a member of the House of Lords to ask a question about the recent protest against the way in which the Government has handled the outcome … Continue reading

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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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Parliamentary training should work both ways


According to this page of the Parliamentary website, teachers and lecturers who are training and educating students in matters that relate to politics have a fantastic range of resources open to them. There is a outreach team of Parliamentary Educators … Continue reading

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Fair Police funding


It is always encouraging when someone who has served as a Government Minister in a given area feels that they are clear enough from their past to begin to challenge the Government which they were members of. Andrew Selous is … Continue reading

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Three people working hard on our behalf


We are in the middle of a national campaign to raise the profile of the safe use of a valuable asset in our County and City, but one that carries high risks. The coast and rivers across Sussex provide us … Continue reading

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Lets have some consistency in our democratic processes


When MPs misbehave in a repetitive manner over long periods of time it seems vital that there is some way of holding them to account or that the systems that are in place are changed to ensure that their actions … Continue reading

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