Tag Archives: Katy Bourne

Stop using the Police as a punchbag


On Thursday HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) published their annual report into policing and the state of individual forces. The report outlines a challenge across the country with reports of victims being let down, criminal cases shelved and suspects left untracked … Continue reading

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The signs of political decay


As we begin to come to terms with a new American President and the U turn in our 40 year old journey alongside our European neighbours, these changes seem to be occurring against a background of mission creep in our … Continue reading

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The failure to address real issues


Over the weekend there was a disturbance in Lewes Prison which led to visits by families and friends being cancelled and the involvement of additional officers brought into the prison to bring order back to the wing on which the … Continue reading

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The real work that is needed


In November 2012 I was disappointed to come a close third behind Labour in an election to determine who would be Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex, despite their experience, party machinery such as phone banks and a budget 15 … Continue reading

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Party politics delays justice


Coming a year after the Tories failed to declare the full cost of their local election expenses in the General Election, there has been a further display of corruption by the party in power. Voters across the UK were misled by … Continue reading

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A Mayor for Surrey & Sussex?


On Thursday all electors in England and Wales with exceptions in a few areas will be entitled to vote for their Police and Crime Commissioner. In Sussex we will have an opportunity to either re-elect Katy Bourne (Conservative) or vote … Continue reading

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Cannot be trusted


As we approach the elections for Police and Crime Commissioner in May one of the outgoing PCC’s has challenged Home Secretary, Theresa May over her recent comments. She stated “People can vote for a candidate who promises the world but delivers … Continue reading

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