Tag Archives: Police

An unexpected responsibility


Late yesterday afternoon the phone rang and someone with links to our company was at the other end to say they had just seen a physical attack on a child by a parent as they waited for their own child … Continue reading

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Police boats and joined up thinking


The extent to which our various police services are able to cooperate and remain flexible depends on the idea that each of the 41 forces is largely autonomous but also that they are instructed to cooperate with one another using … Continue reading

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Describing the Public Sector


The activities of Government is a phrase that could be used to describe the setting of budgets to protect vulnerable people, the taking of bribes for asking questions in Parliament or to agree a planning decision, the lighting of street lamps, emptying … Continue reading

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Political Myopia


The news today from the Sutton Trust is quite rightly focusing on the educational background of current MPs and those men and women most likely to form the next Parliament. The Sutton Trust are a charity that focuses on improving … Continue reading

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Those that go down to the sea …


The search for a yachtsmen off the Sussex coast last night, sparked by an empty yacht which drifted into Brighton Marina has resumed again this morning. It is an activity which is affecting the family of the yachtsman and his or … Continue reading

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43 is not a magic number


The call from Irene Curtis, President of the Policing Superintendents Association to reduce the number of Police Forces from the current 43 will not in itself threaten local policing standards. Her challenge deserves to be heard and supported by Ministers … Continue reading

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The awful trial of Nigel Evans


As news broke of the outcome of the Court Case in Preston Crown Court on Thursday, a string of MPs found themselves near microphones giving interviews about how badly Mr Evans had been treated by the system which they between … Continue reading

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