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)

Any ‘Tommy Robinson’ supporters must call for these two to be prosecuted


It is hard to treat the ‘Tommy Robinson’ campaigners with any credibility but I do know of at least one person who calls for him to be freed. In any event there are a number of people here in the … Continue reading

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Boris did not get a very long Honeymoon


It would be very easy to feel a bit sorry for Boris Johnson right now, if only his behaviour and attitude had been more open and genuine over the last decade or two. He was appointed by his party as … Continue reading

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Tories are playing games with police funding or they are incoherent


The need to supply large sums of funds to enable police forces to recover some or all of their losses based on the last 9 years is clear to anyone who spends time talking to senior officers or reading the … Continue reading

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Is Jacob’s comment about rehabilitation credible?


When Hove MP, Peter Kyle raised his concern to Jacob Rees-Mogg about Dominic Cummings on the last day of Parliament, it was clearly a concern that many other MPs and indeed people outside of the House of Commons also have. … Continue reading

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Police funding demands a credible approach from the Government


The various statements since Wednesday coming from Boris and his colleagues are beginning to look a bit confusing. His promise before he was elected as leader of the Party to supply 20,000 more police officers had already been brought into … Continue reading

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Don’t confuse task groups with a meeting every 18 weeks!


A series of questions and answers took place in the House of Commons on Monday that involved Sajid Javid and the focus was related to “Violent Crime: Young People” and knife crime was seen as one of the key elements … Continue reading

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Let us see some evidence of action across Government departments


On Thursday in the House of Lords Brian Paddick set out a debate on Knife Crime which covered a great deal of ground. The challenge with such debates is searching through to find the issues that need a particular focus. … Continue reading

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