Tag Archives: William Macpherson

A potential call for an IAG to be set up for the NHS


On Wednesday in the House of Lords, John Sentamu was speaking during the discussion of St Georges Hospital: Patients Deaths. His words are below. Although he did not refer to the phrase of an Independent Advisory Group (IAG) he did … 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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This week Sussex MPs can ask local people about the impact of racism


The recess of Parliament 10 days ago has provided MPs with the opportunity to step back from their usual focus on what is coming out of the Government speeches. They can currently focus on their constituencies in a slightly different … Continue reading

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Sussex Police are understandably highly commended


Over the last few days ago two pieces of news emerged that don’t have any connections and yet they resonated in my mind along with some other cases. The first piece of news came in a monthly update from Chief … Continue reading

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A poor grasp of racism from someone who should know much better


Over the last ten days there have been two public statements by Melanie Phillips on the theme of racism that both raise some serious questions. According to Wikipedia Melanie who is a Jew was born to parents who arrived in … 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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