We have a candidate for PCC in Jay Singh-Sohal who grasps the complexities of policing one of the most densely populated areas in Europe.
Posts Tagged: crime
Michael Farmer: More children are being taken into care. All too often that means being put on a conveyer belt to crime.
If I had not been sent to a state boarding school and experienced stable relationships, I would likely have ended up in care myself.
Festus Akinbusoye: The scandal of rising assaults on police officers. And what must be done to help reduce them.
We may need to move towards a mandatory minimum sentence to send a clearer message.
147 people were murdered in the capital last year, the highest level since 2008. There were three knife crime murders in Fulham last year, in my constituency.
Applying the principles of prevention, treatment and recovery could deliver results. This could be a real legacy.
I have a crime plan which will ensure that criminals on and offline are put under pressure, not victims. I will fight for London’s values of openness and acceptance.
I am deeply honoured to have been elected Leader of the Conservative Group, on the London Assembly, at an extraordinarily important juncture.
Rachel Wolf: I co-wrote this Conservative manifesto. And so can say that its focus was on neither the rich nor the poor.
To view Britain in such a way is to see a useless picture of the nation. Most people are Just About Managing. And they are our new voters.
Asserting the rights of Parliament over the EU is half the European mission. Asserting them over the ECHR is the other half.
Neil O’Brien: There are still weeks to go, but for backbenchers like me, campaign 2019 feels much, much better than 2017
The campaign feels better run, including online. People massively prefer Boris Johnson to Corbyn. The question is whether it is enough
Sunder Katwala: Childcare, not Kashmir. Neither Narendra Modi nor Imran Khan are candidates in this election.
Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
As well as Government measures to toughen up punishments and support victims, the nation requires more magistrates.
I am determined to refocus the conversation: to how we bring crime levels down; and build the homes we desperately need.
In Thames Valley we have had some groundbreaking investigations. But there are too many agencies with overlapping responsibilities.
Susan Hall: The Prime Minister is serious about defeating the drugs gangs. But the Mayor of London is not.
Thousands of teenagers are exploited through County Lines. The Metropolitan Police force area is the largest exporting hub to the rest of the country.