Category Archives: Policing

A number of the Blogs relate specifically to the proposed introduction of the Police and Crime Commissioners and my view that the Metropolitan Police which performs a role as local Police force for London and National Police force on several key issues needs to have some of these national roles removed in order that London Policing is not compromised by issues that have a National Political aspect (such as phone hacking)

Late work in House of Lords to endorse campaigners


Early this morning the SKY news published a piece online that is available here with the headline Peers vote down government’s attempt to control protests and so I went onto Hansard to find out a bit more information which can … Continue reading

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Last week several serious issues emerged


At the beginning of each week there are reasons for us to try to achieve a good outcome for ourselves and our family, our friends, neighbours and for other people around us. The results or challenges are of course much … Continue reading

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Thank you for all you do in our communities


It has been a lovely time for many of us over Christmas and at the beginning of 2022, particularly for those of us who were able to spend time with our family or friends. Of course, this is not an … Continue reading

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A Boris Policeman’s lot is not a happy one


It is appalling that the Government will not answer a question in an honest or straightforward basis. On Tuesday my MP asked the Government a clear question and they simply ignored the question and responded based on a few words … Continue reading

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MPs must respond to communities including Universities


Every few days in Parliament, events or comments arise that are vital and need to be given a high profile. Last week when the House of Commons reopened there were a number of comments following the terrible murder of David … Continue reading

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The verdict of the rape and murder of Sarah Everard


On Thursday last week the sentence for the man who raped and murdered Sarah Everard in March this year was announced. In the few hours before the announcement and since then there have been a number of significant statements made … Continue reading

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Parliament needs to listen to Stop and Search groups


I am very proud that in Sussex there is a very well structured Committee that works within Sussex Police to constantly review the Stop and Search activity. This is not a new approach although it has been dramatically improved over … Continue reading

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Priti Patel must take on board the views of Abbee McLatchie


A few days ago there was a call from the National Youth Agency (NYA) and one of their key workers Abbee McLatchie to the Government. The comments can be obtained from this article in the CYP Now magazine. Abbee is … Continue reading

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A classic example of PM Incompetence for Policing


There are many people inside and outside the mainstream political setting who do not consider the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner as being very effective. It is sad that they do so as clearly when Independent credible people … Continue reading

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Priti Patel must be called to leave – for telling lies


The Guardian has released some information in the last few minutes in this article. It discloses that Priti Patel has told Parliament lies about her public decisions and it is clearly vital now for the Government to call for her … Continue reading

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