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.
Posts Tagged: Law and order
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.
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.
One of the complaints that came up from the groups I ran – particularly from those from minority communities – is that some people get treated more leniently than others.
Plus: Soubry may quit the Tories, which I would regret. And: Why Labour’s silence on 100 years of votes for working class men?
“This is a Government that is actually protecting police budgets,” the Prime Minister insisted, while the Labour leader alleged the opposite.
Plus: Corbyn’s lack of private sector experience. And, come to think of it, his lack of public sector experience. And: justice for Worboys’ victims.
James Frayne: Worboys, acid attacks, knife crime – and why the Conservatives are vulnerable on law and order
Most people believe the main purpose of prison is to punish rather than rehabilitate, and overwhelmingly back tougher sentencing and an end to “early release”.
Our record so far is a strong one: since 2010 we have successfully returned over 41,000 foreign national offenders, with a record high number achieved this year.
Syed Kamall: That there has been a Brexit talks breakthrough is no thanks to the Commission’s negotiating plan
Hopefully, these efforts will pay off next week when national leaders decide whether to open talks on trade and a transition period. It is time to get down to business.
Matthew Scott: What we Police Commissioners hope for in the Budget. And what we should continue to give in return.
Calling for more money and doing nothing different, as others in the public sector often do, is not an option. We as PCCs will continue our reforming approach.