Thousands of teenagers are exploited through County Lines. The Metropolitan Police force area is the largest exporting hub to the rest of the country.
Consider the case of the man whose death was registered in Bangladesh on election day. Miraculously, his vote was recorded thousands of miles away in Tower Hamlets.
As the reaction to our Queen’s Speech plans suggests, the disconnect between SW1 and the people on this topic is particularly vast.
The place to put these proposals to the test is at a general election, not in a Parliament apparently determined to do little other than delay Brexit.
There are significant loopholes in our safeguarding measures that are entirely preventable, but potentially disastrous.
The individual beggars are often the victims of modern slavery. They account for their monies to their gang masters.
“If parliament were a laptop, then the screen would be showing the pizza wheel of doom. If parliament were a school, Ofsted would be shutting it down.”
“Let’s finally believe in ourselves…We have always had the courage to be original, to do things differently, and now we are about to take another giant step.”
“This daughter of immigrants, needs no lectures from the North London metropolitan liberal elite.”
The Home Secretary declares that the Conservatives will “renew our place as the party of law and order”.
Middle class hostility to the working class and lower middle class is common, while working class and lower middle class hostility is practically non-existent.
The Ministry of Justice should seriously consider GPS tagging for all serious or violent offenders as part of their sentence
However, its current focus on urban chicken shops risks excluding rural areas, where ‘county lines’ criminality is a growing concern.
If the Conservative Party believes in anything, it should be private property and the liberty of the individual.