Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
Posts Tagged: Police
Plus: Crunch point on Brexit. Farewell to Biteback. Bannon’s loose tongue and persistent loyalty. And: face to face with Jacqui Smith.
More police are needed on patrol with more powers to act. Tougher sentences for acid and knife crimes. If no progress is made the Home Office need to take back control from the Mayor.
James Frayne: The most effective case against nationalisation is the one that neither MPs nor businesses want to use
The injection of the truth that it would mean politicians in charge of services is enough to make most people see sense.
The social, medical and financial costs of excessive alcohol consumption are there for all to see. The answer is already known.
Look wider than the tragic tale of Alfie Evans. And ask if the balance of power is right between families and the state.
Disputes have focused on questions arising from his plight – parental, ethical, legal. But it may be useful to widen the angle of the lens.
Neil O’Brien: We Conservatives need to refresh ourselves to stop Corbyn. That’s why Onward is being launched.
Even in lefty France, socialist policies are now being dumped by Emmanuel Macron in favour of free markets. Now is the time to develop our next round of big ideas.
Under Labour the local football club has been treated appallingly and crime has been allowed to rise. The Conservatives offer a bold and positive alternative.
The party that grasps the nettle and frees up the market will reap the political dividend, just as the Liberals did in Canada. Prohibition has failed.
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 Home Office minister explains some of the factors behind the rise in violent crime and challenges the idea that cuts to police numbers are to blame.
“Targeting stop-and-search rather than just going randomly around saying ‘I think you look like you might be a gang member.'”
The Housing Secretary tells Marr how the Government is going to respond to the wave of knife crime in London.
The most important lesson we took away from Bill Bratton’s New York office during the 1990s was all about co-ordination.
For reasons of political correctness, its remit now covers far more groups, many of which are clearly not engaged in violent protest, let alone terrorism.