The terrible state of council housing across London undermines community spirit and encourages drug dealing and gang violence. The Mayor is failing to show any leadership.
Posts Tagged: crime
But some, perhaps many, Tory MPs have these tendencies – including one no less senior than the Prime Minister herself.
Ruth Davis: Cyber threats are the new norm – and not just from Russia. Business needs to up its game.
Government research shows that the average person is roughly eleven times more likely to be the victim of cyber-crime than an in-person robbery.
Under Labour the local football club has been treated appallingly and crime has been allowed to rise. The Conservatives offer a bold and positive alternative.
The party that grasps the nettle and frees up the market will reap the political dividend, just as the Liberals did in Canada. Prohibition has failed.
They want to know that their political leaders aren’t racist or judgemental or stuck in a 1950s parody – but they aren’t interested in hearing about these ideas primarily.
It may be useful to ask how the Environment Secretary would handle problems confronting other Cabinet Ministers. Consider the case of knife and gun crime.
The most important lesson we took away from Bill Bratton’s New York office during the 1990s was all about co-ordination.
Plus: Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani meet at the Three Wise Monkeys Summit – hear no evil, see no evil…and evil. Guess which is which.
Stop and search requires very careful and sensitive handling, but it’s hard to conclude that an increase isn’t warranted.
Iain Dale: A revitalised and purposeful May heads for the Welsh hills to call an election (just kidding, folks)
Plus: Gauke’s failure, UKIP chaos, Salmond’s Russia Today shame, Corbyn’s anti-semitism debacle…and an invitation if you live near Bath.
Security has tightened at nightclubs, and volunteers work with the Police to protect the most vulnerable youngsters as well as the homeless.
All credit to the brave victims who brought the legal challenge, and to those who backed them. But the Government should have fought the decision in the first place.
Many women’s lives could be transformed by the right approach – this issue must not be neglected or forgotten amid bigger and more newsworthy events.
Oliver Freeston: Labour councils always blame “the cuts” to dodge focus on their management failings
In North East Lincolnshire we see lots of complicated and unnecessary strategies being adopted – while there is a failure to get the basics right.