Tag Archives: Police and Crime Commissioner

A few PCC’s understand their role


The role of Police and Crime Commissioner was intended at the outset to be one which brought about coherence in the Criminal Justice System. At the time when the PCC concept was first made public, the MP for Arundel and … Continue reading

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Saving money can cost lives


On Tuesday lunchtime in Parliament, the Home Secretary was in the House of Commons, responding to a series of questions on different subjects. One of the questions that came up from two Tory MPs on the theme “Police and Fire … Continue reading

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The words that come back to haunt us


Its hard to imagine that when Theresa May was speaking at the Police Federation conference as Home Secretary in 2015, less than two weeks after the last General Election that she could have forseen that she would be forced to … Continue reading

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The challenge of inflexible budgets


I spent yesterday at an event which was focused on the nighttime economy in Brighton & Hove and how the infrastructure in the City which is provided by the statutory agencies is supported and extended by volunteers and services provided … Continue reading

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A vital intervention


Yesterdays Evening Standard announced plans by the Mayor of London to spend half a Million pounds on a scheme to dramatically cut re-offending rates by women in the Capital City. This is a vital intervention and we need to see … 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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Political interference with Policing?


The stark contrast between the number of applicants for the role of Chief Constable in Lincolnshire, two applied and neither were not shortlisted, and those for nearby Nottinghamshire where six have been shortlisted clearly reflects the difference between the two … Continue reading

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