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)

We are all very proud of Brave Monty – and Sussex Police


Earlier today Sussex Police have published their celebration with Monty following his very brave hard work to help save his Mother and her unborn baby. When she collapsed and was unconscious the five and a half year old child rang … Continue reading

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Is there a way forward for Independent Candidates?


The results for Police and Crime Commissioners 2021 is deeply disturbing on many levels. In one sense it demonstrates what a dominant political party set out to achieve and has managed to do so after 3 attempts. In 2012 when … Continue reading

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Please elect Independent Police and Crime Commissioners today


Today across England and Wales we need to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner in our area. Many people disagree with the idea of an elected Police and Crime Commissioner and many people disagree with the loss of the Police … Continue reading

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Matt, Kit and Priti want to severely restrict our rights to protest


Late last night following some protests that took place in London Nottingham and elsewhere during the day, Priti Patel raised her comments very clearly in the Sun Newspaper. In doing so was adding to her personal resistance for people who … Continue reading

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We must work hard to protect young people and children


At the end of last week a new campaign was launched by WiSE which is part of the YMCA Downslink Group that is based in Hove but which covers the whole of Sussex and into parts of Surrey. The campaign … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Tooley was killed 22 years ago today


This Police Officer was trying to stop a van that was being driven at 51mph in a 30mph area of the Brighton Road in Shoreham. The following information was published in this piece on the Argus that explains more of … Continue reading

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A sad day, but thankfully Stephen’s murder is not being ignored


Had he not been murdered, Stephen Lawrence would now be 46, tragically he died at the age of 18 on 21st April 1993. Few people in our nation have met Stephen Lawrence but all of us have had changes made … Continue reading

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Two Conservatives try to reduce Domestic Abuse


On Thursday there was an extensive debate in the House of Commons to deal with 86 amendments for the Domestic Abuse Bill. These amendments are all items that have been raised by the House of Lords and even the Government … Continue reading

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A modest number of Independent PCC candidates for 2021


As this tweet demonstrates, the Sussex voters have been handed the opportunity to vote for an Independent Police and Crime Commissioner on 6th May. The name of the person is Roy Williams or actually his full name is Roy Thomas … Continue reading

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We need better processes and responses in Parliament


On Tuesday when Parliament re-opens it will be seven weeks since the 23rd of February when Rob Butler who is the Aylesbury Conservative MP introduced a very important private members Bill called Youth Courts and Sentencing Bill. That Bill is … Continue reading

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