Tag Archives: Home Office

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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The Home Office must resolve football policing arrangements


On Tuesday a very short debate took place in the House of Commons under the title “Cost of Policing Football” which was convened by Gill Furniss who is the Labour MP for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough and also is the … Continue reading

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The Government risks crushing a charity


When Governments dispense sums of money that are intended for the benefit of the public they are often incapable of getting the details right. A classic case being the way in which Chris Grayling handled the ferry crisis by commissioning … Continue reading

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Sajid, it is time to close down The Home Office


The people and organisations within our society that have recognisable high levels of power and authority should act in a highly responsible manner. If they do not, then the risk of society as a whole being severely impacted and even … Continue reading

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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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