Police effectiveness must be boosted by a strategic shift to prevention. 20,000 extra cops has to mean one million fewer crimes, not 200,000 more people in front of the courts.
And how the editor of ConHome popularised the term “Spartans” for the diehard Tory opponents of May’s Withdrawal Agreement.
To me, he was the original blue-collar Conservative, embodying the values of an Essex man – of decency and hard work.
Croydon has a “Cultural Transformation Engagement Programme” – and there’s more elsewhere.
The PCCs for Suffolk, Dorset, Avon and Somerset, Hertfordshire and Wiltshire strongly back the stance taken by their colleague in Surrey. Other were less emphatic.
Nottingham City Council paid nine staff over £100,000 a year. What did local taxpayers get for their money? A failed council-owned energy company.
The third in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
The Government should engage local authorities and the 10,000 military personnel held at high readiness to provide increased resilience.
It will deliver clean and high value development across Britain’s best growth region.
Five reasons why Hancock’s announcement of tougher restrictions yesterday met less resistance than might have been expected.
The aim is to keep the service open for as much normal business as possible, but there would be no possibility of achieving this in the scenario above.
While national command and control sometimes stumbled, our district councils ensured that we could keep calm and carry on.
It’s been suggested that choices need to be made about which businesses should close first, but this isn’t fair to the country’s publicans.
We need a special regime: a UK plc with a government-owned ‘golden share’, giving the Government special powers.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council must be scrapped for proper accountability to have a chance. Greater local accountability is needed.