Tag Archives: Police Federation

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

Posted in Justice Issues, Parliament and Democracy, Police & Crime Commissioner, Policing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Brighton & Hove, Community Safety, Parliament and Democracy, Policing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Parliament and Democracy, Police & Crime Commissioner, Policing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The words that come back to haunt us


Its hard to imagine that when Theresa May was speaking at the Police Federation conference as Home Secretary in 2015, less than two weeks after the last General Election that she could have forseen that she would be forced to … Continue reading

Posted in Parliament and Democracy, Police & Crime Commissioner, Policing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A deeply out of touch Home Secretary


The exchange between Amber Rudd and the Police Federation over pay and pay rises appears to have disclosed just how substantial the gap is between the Government which has been setting our laws and budgets for the last 7 years … Continue reading

Posted in Parliament and Democracy, Police & Crime Commissioner, Policing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

We’re all in this together?


Yesterday in Bournemouth a senior representative of a deeply unpopular sector of society used all of the authority and power of her role to challenge another group of people who she claims are deeply unpopular with the public. The Home … Continue reading

Posted in Community Safety, Parliament and Democracy, Police & Crime Commissioner, Policing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why 11th May 2012 musn’t be overlooked


Final plans are being made by Police Federation members and Staff Employees up and down the country for a rally in London tomorrow in response to a series of challenges to policing practice which have emerged over the last 2 years. … Continue reading

Posted in Parliament and Democracy, Policing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment