The Prime Minister tasked me, the Home Secretary and the Attorney General with leading the Government’s fight against crime.
Posts Tagged: Home Secretary
Tempting as it may be to stop disruptive demonstrations, these changes give too much discretionary power to the Home Secretary.
The Home Secretary says: “We need answers as to why this was allowed to happen”.
David Simmonds: The Nationality and Borders Bill must ensure our immigration system is firm but fair
We must create a system which is tough on people smugglers, but ensures we extend hospitality to the most needy and vulnerable.
It is harder for liberal critics to impute racism, or undue severity, to a Home Secretary who herself belongs to an ethnic minority.
Tom Hunt: Soft sentencing is causing voters to lose faith in the justice system. And it’s up to the Government to put it right.
When it comes to law and order, it is undeniable that our voters are in favour of firm policies to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour.
Philip Booth: Ordinary people have suffered under our hate crime rules. Patel is right to change the system.
Controversial but reasonable opinions can be the basis of a visit from the police or even arrest.
Lewis Feilder: UK laws haven’t been strong enough to protect memorials. But all of that is about to change.
The maximum sentence of imprisonment will now be ten years’ imprisonment, reflecting the severity of the nature of the crime.
Iain Dale: 400,000 police records have gone. In the Blair years, home secretaries were forced to resign over less.
Plus: Where have Allegra Stratton’s live press conferences got to? And why I hate Twitter.
Duwayne Brooks: The Windrush cross-government working group – an opportunity for a much-needed road to recovery
Collectively, the group is deeply committed to righting the wrongs of the Windrush scandal and ensuring that this type of calamity never happens again.
Andy Cook: New stop and search powers are backed by the public – whatever the fashionable commentariat says
Serious Violence Reduction Orders send a strong message that violence and carrying weapons can and will be stopped.
Our interviewee on “very clear-sighted Home Secretary” and why he was right to end virtual Parliament. Plus: What does he think about illegal raves?
The priority must be to get rid of the virus – anything to jeopardise that could push travel even further way.