Frankly, any outcome – no deal, Norway, Canada, even the risk of a second referendum – would be better than what is currently on the table.
Posts Tagged: Police
“I stand before you as the first Home Secretary in a generation that is actually able to define an immigration system, without being constrained by the EU.”
Joe Carlebach: With crime spiralling out of control, is it time for a Police and Crime Commissioner for London?
At least then we might see some dedicated focus on this issue. A lot of supposedly “minor” offences are not investigated at all.
Matthew Scott: Ignore the outdated, inaccurate criticisms – we Police and Crime Commissioners are making a positive difference
It’s easy to gripe, but the role, done well, can be powerful, transformative and create greater transparency.
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
Glasgow has shown the alternative. We can build communities to show the young a better way than joining gangs.
As elected representatives, we must help the police and the public fight this hidden evil.
This fiscal rule would leave governments free to borrow for infrastructure investments – but day-to-day spending would be paid through your and my taxes.
A shockingly large number are caused by arsonists. There should be an award events for those who help to combat this menace.
The deadline is August 6th. While the role has yet to capture the public’s imagination, it has genuine power.
The phrase tends to get thrown around as if it means something undeniably and wholly positive, but it’s more complicated than that.
Richard Holden: The criminal justice reforms which could spare other innocent people the ordeal I suffered
In the second of his two pieces, the author proposes a series of changes to ensure that the right balance is struck: convicting the guilty while not ruining innocent lives.
Richard Holden: The horrifying tale of how I was baselessly charged with sexual assault – and what it says about the police and CPS
In the first of two pieces, the author describes how he was needlessly put through hell for 15 months – after which a jury duly took only ten minutes to clear him.
The focus is on the choice of candidate. But the first consideration should be what the message should be and how it can be conveyed.
The hard paradox is that while older people are electorally powerful – perhaps more than ever – they are also individually vulnerable.