That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
Posts Tagged: Metropolitan Police
Nick de Bois: The evidence and expertise exists to drive down knife crime – we need the political will to use it
Theresa May co-authored a report in 2012 which identified key lessons from a notable success story. Seven years later, why has so little been done?
Johnson ordered them, at the request of the police. There was no indication from the Home Office that a licence would be refused.
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.
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.
“The police got their man” – whatever you think of Green, the behaviour of these officers is a disgrace
Even had he been found completely guilty of all allegations, it still wouldn’t be acceptable for the police in misuse their powers in this way.
Improving the situation means not only holding the police to greater account, but behaving more responsibly ourselves.
“The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that the Met is well resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities, and they do.”
A tax on fire engines, police cars and ambulances is not what Londoners want or need.
If the suspects are not wearing helmets they are not pursued for health and safety reasons.
Have the police, the CPS and anti-press crusaders learned anything from the failure of Operation Elveden?
Millions of pounds were wasted, and dozens of lives disrupted, to no end.
Anonymous claims will be gathered and treated as the truth. “Because it’s called ‘The Truth Project’, you see? It becomes true, because I say it’s true!”
Sir Eric’s proposals are a welcome first step towards restoring trust in the ballot box, but photographic evidence is the essential gold standard.
It is a mark of his leadership that public confidence in the Metropolitan Police has increased by 8 per cent.