Tag Archives: Sussex Police

Police and Crime Commissioners – an unnecessary reform?


For anyone interested in how Policing operates in our communities and how police forces impact on our lives, last Thursday in the House of Lords an informative debate took place on the subject of the responsibilities of Police and Crime … Continue reading

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Ministers fail to adequately fund our Police!


The need for dramatically increased funding for police services is no secret and there are increasing examples of very senior officers who would have previously raised their concerns privately with MPs and Ministers going public as they start to see … Continue reading

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Huw, please sort out the UC helpline


The cost to all of us, everytime someone gets on the phone to raise a concern or request information from a public sector body is huge. This relates to all agencies, irrespective of the name on the door of the … Continue reading

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The hard work must continue


Two years ago today I was at Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum near Uckfield, it was a lovely sunny afternoon, at some point in the afternoon it became clear from the smart phone that an incident had happened in Shoreham. … Continue reading

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The darkest cloud has a silver lining


Last Thursday an 80 page report entitled ‘An Abuse of Faith’ was published focusing on the failings of the Church of England in the case of Peter Ball, one time Bishop of Lewes. The Author, Dame Moira Gibb was Director … Continue reading

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Blue Light Programme gets a boost


Todays blog is also published as part of my Column in the Argus Newspaper: As the shock and immediate reactions to the terrible Grenfell Tower disaster begins to subside for most of us who had no direct connection to the … Continue reading

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Let us hope for a safe outcome


Last night I was at a meeting with the senior police officer who has overall responsibility for the policing of todays election across Sussex and Surrey. Just as each of the parties have a huge number of people focused on … Continue reading

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