The public recognises that the response has been more about engagement than enforcement. More police powers are not needed.
Posts Tagged: Sussex
Greater use of video allows us to reduce the time police spend travelling to court and waiting to give evidence.
It is easy to conclude that the Conservatives were the biggest losers. The question of who won is more complicated.
Staying on would be a tragedy for the Conservative Party, which could very well cease to be viable as a party of government.
There is a spirit of liberty at this event, informed by the belief that traditional British freedom includes the right not just to make a lot of noise, but to be extremely rude.
Philip Booth: Housing. Why this Tory fascination with statism? Let’s give the market a chance instead.
In other words, let us do things a bit more like everywhere else in the world and a bit more like we used to in the UK.
Matthew Scott: The police are plugging a gap in mental healthcare provision – but we can’t do so forever
There will always be an element of policing that involves helping those in distress or crisis. But our officers are no substitute for proper NHS services.
If more Cabinet members had won their seats from Labour, perhaps it would leak just a little bit less
Maybe it was ever thus, at least in modern times, but Tory-held suburban seats outside the South-East are under-represented at the top table.
Charlie Elphicke: We must counter people-trafficking and terror threats in the English Channel now. Here’s how.
Recall the navy. Send for marines. Learn from France’s willingness to deploy armed guards. Bring in a New Dover Patrol.
Police and Crime Commissioners have the power to ensure the perpetrators are punished and the victims protected.