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)

The largest annual increase in Police Officer numbers since 2003


This is the latest claim by our Home Secretary which appears in a magazine called the Police Oracle and of course she is right. The last time there was a major increase in Police Officer numbers was when the Labour … Continue reading

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We clearly need a new competent Government


So this morning I took the latest posting from the Government website which is shown here along with my arrow and question. In the last 96 hours there has been a range of contradictory plans and demands from the Government. … Continue reading

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Equality and Diversity in Sussex – there are some recent positives!


Over the last few weeks there have been many events that have brought equality and diversity to the top of many people’s priority lists. Inevitably for some people this is no difference to their ongoing challenges, but in terms of … Continue reading

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Boris and his colleagues must now offer some real measures


Communities around the UK coast and potentially elsewhere are now working very hard to recover from several days where our roads became blocked with visitors and beaches got covered in tonnes of rubbish and excrement as the huge numbers of … Continue reading

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Well done Lewes and Anthony for your first rate BLM event


Over the weekend while a number of BLM events were taking place I saw several debates and even entered into a few that were focused on BLM and involved people who argued that campaign was in error for a number … Continue reading

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How do we stop ex-Ministers from criticising their own workers?


It is clear that members of the Government which includes Conservative MPs who were Ministers until recently will have to work very hard to stop their Government from being challenged over our nations impact by COVID-19. Trying to blame other … Continue reading

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A great online source for Sussex residents aged 13-25


Earlier this month two very significant Sussex agencies published this website for many of the young people in our area to use which is designed to help their mental wellbeing. There is a very good reason for this to have … Continue reading

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Two ex MEPs who ignore facts that oppose their extreme views


Two days ago Daniel Hannan posted this tweet which is both inept and potentially very provocative for people who may not have taken the time to follow his link, or watched or listened to the Governmental Coronavirus daily update on … Continue reading

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A recent set of challenging claims on Personal Protection Equipment


Although a week, let alone 3 weeks is a long time in Politics, back on 29th March Robert Jenrick who is the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government took part in the Coronavirus Daily Update and he made … Continue reading

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COVID-19 updates Parliament from 18th Century to 21st Century


As we set out into week 5 of what is currently a 6 week lockdown arrangement across our nation, for many of us who have managed to maintain our roles at home without too many changes from work or elsewhere, … Continue reading

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