With gangs on our streets and knives in our schools, this is too big a societal issue to look at purely through the lens of our education system.
Posts Tagged: crime
London’s Mayor is overseeing an administration typified by virtue signalling, financial incompetence, and wasteful spending.
Simon Marcus: Marxist ideology. Lax courts – and May’s legacy. All have helped to create the new era of gang crime.
While white boys are being saved in Glasgow, a new era of lawlessness has become rationalised in London – and will continue until our leaders come to their senses.
25 questions about (another) early general election – and the horror show it could be for the Conservatives
The more one thinks about it, the more problematic it becomes.
Too many lives are marred by the unrestrained destructive behaviour of a minority. The poorest and most vulnerable suffer the most.
“This is a fairly large drone – a commercial-size drone that is clearly being operated deliberately.”
Interview: Lord Bird says homelessness is not just for Christmas, and the death penalty might deter knife crime
The founder of The Big Issue expresses his aversion to liberalism, and his disappointment with the middle class.
Khan does not want to talk about his record. That is because he is failing Londoners. So instead he is trying to blame others.
Helping others who are desperate to improve their lives is essential. Otherwise we will have more “no-go areas”.
Johnson ordered them, at the request of the police. There was no indication from the Home Office that a licence would be refused.
David Davis: There has long been an alternative to this discredited deal. It’s the Canada-style plan that Tusk and Barnier offered us.
If we need to leave with no deal and negotiate a free trade agreement during the transition period, so be it.
Sally-Ann Hart: Becoming a magistrate is a fulfilling way to serve the community – but the number resigning is worrying
Mean gestures like cutting the coffee and biscuits in the retiring room make these committed volunteers feel unappreciated.
In February there was an extra £5 million for training new police officers, yet the recruitment drive didn’t start for a whole six months. There is no sense of urgency.
Blanket stop and search is not the silver bullet some like to imagine, despite all the hype.
It was odious to burn an effigy of the Grenfell Tower – but those responsible should not have been arrested
The police should not arrest people for being offensive. Not just because burglaries and violence matter more. But because we need the freedom to offend.