Tag Archives: Independent Advisory Group

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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The tragic death of a man I had the privilege to work with


Joel Edwards is a man who I first met when he was the General Director of the Evangelical Alliance and we spent many years working together on a number of issues and connections. One of his early roles before that … Continue reading

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A very disturbing tweet from someone the Government respects


It is clear that Daniel Hannan who was a Conservative MEP for the South East region from 1999 till the beginning of this year was well respected by the political party as he was elected as leader of the regional … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Police need to engage with the right people


It is very easy in the light of the recent press reports such as this one on Sky News regarding the application of section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986 to jump to all sorts of conclusions which may … Continue reading

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We all need to work hard to prevent hate crimes


A few days ago I was privileged to participate in a meeting to examine some hate crime cases that were being dealt with by Sussex Police. I sit on a committee that meets once a quarter and examines if the … Continue reading

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Let’s mark 25 years by implementing the inquiry findings!


Yesterday many organisations celebrated St Georges Day, a day which for some small extremist groups has become a token for racism and extreme nationalism, but many more such as uniformed youth groups mark the day to celebrate the good things … Continue reading

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A very professional career


Over more than a decade I have had an extensive privilege to meet and occasionally work alongside Police Officers mostly in Sussex. My role as a member of the Independent Advisory Group in Brighton & Hove which began in 2004 … Continue reading

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