Esther McVey with the support of MPs from across the party is refreshing and renewing the project.
Posts Tagged: Police
Andy Street: Anti-Muslim terror and anti-gay protests. The one thing we mustn’t tolerate is intolerance – wherever it comes from.
The New Zealand attack, the Birmingham school protests – and what we’re doing in the West Midlands to build cohesion and resilience.
My decades of experience suggest that the knowledge, experience, and will to combat this crisis is out there. We need to tap it.
Drones can track down criminals on the run. That is more cost-effective than sending a police helicopter.
This key responsibility isn’t just a question about resources. It’s also about attitude and delivery.
The police force exists “to prevent crime and disorder”; the public rightly expect everything the police do, to contribute to that objective.
When Johnson was Mayor, challenging performance targets were set – and a credible plan implemented to ensure they were achieved.
The elections are taking place next year. Leicestershire and Cheshire are among the Tory targets.
Matthew Scott: We don’t need new ‘Tsars’ to oversee the fight against knife crime – we’ve already got PCCs
It would be more effective to make good use of the elected, accountable and effective system that is already in place.
Alex Morton: The left want to make it illegitimate to be right-wing, and the state is helping them to do it
Quangos, councils, media outlets, even the police are apparently content to apply unequal restrictions to those of us whose views they dislike.
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?
Huge funds are handed over to prestige schemes in the capital. But modest funds for projects elsewhere would provide better value.
Politicians must decide whether their priority in response to knife crime is ‘do something’ or ‘do something effective’
Being seen to be tough is superficially appealing, but prioritising solutions that actually work is a far better service to the public.
We must bring in the technology to allow frontline police officers to carry scanners which enable them to detect knives and guns beneath clothing
Young people must have a sense of active citizenship. A reassertion of respect for authority figures is needed.