Tag Archives: Home Office

Extra funds are needed for Sussex Police


In the last few days, every household in Sussex received a leaflet which explains about the level of the Police precept which is due to be collected through the Council Tax starting this month. The leaflet was written by Katy … Continue reading

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The Home Office needs to be challenged


Every few months I hear a story about someone who the Home Office is about to deport despite the fact that they are making or have made a huge contribution to society. Sometimes the story emerges of a person I … Continue reading

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Blue lights are not the whole picture


On Monday in the House of Commons, Patrick McLoughlin MP asked a question during the session with the Home Secretary. His question was: “What progress is being made in bringing together the work of the police service and the fire … Continue reading

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The multiple failures by the Home Office


Whenever the Government is challenged over its cuts to police budgets it regularly points at reduced levels of crime in our communities. It is certainly true that some levels of crime have fallen, however crime has not gone away as … Continue reading

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How much longer must we wait for justice?


According to William Penn 1644-1713 “to delay Justice is Injustice”. Whilst this statement is usually applied to the plight of individuals, the injustice at the heart of our Government was demonstrated on Tuesday in the House of Commons when Liz … Continue reading

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Home Office must publish out of respect


Late last night and this morning some people involved in the use of social media have been proposing various courses of action following the attack by the three men on London Bridge and at Borough Market. It is far to … Continue reading

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Easy cases expose appallingly bad laws


The extent to which most of us can claim this Island as our own or at least its heritage as something we share is extremely limited. One of the programmes my family enjoys watching is Who Do You Think You … Continue reading

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