We should abolish a quango that provides no discernible benefit and that no-one would miss were it to disappear tomorrow.
The party that has always been seen as the most effective on law and order has to stay that way.
For too long carrying a knife has been seen as “low level” crime. No longer. But we must also help children who are being exploited by the real criminals.
Forces need to strike the right balance between being visible and effective, but not heavy-handed.
Why does this issue have to be legislated at the national level? Wouldn’t it be better to let local residents and taxpayers decide what is best?
Too often viewed as a victimless crime, stolen vehicles are often used for drug running and worse.
I aim to give the police the training, equipment, and leadership they need to strengthen their relationship with the law-abiding public.
We need to be honest about what it is for and what it is not. Protecting life and property must come first.
The Government could end up with a series of Burnhams and Khans, constantly trying to undermine it.
The Reigate MP has made a complaint to the county’s Police and Crime Panel about the Surrey PCC’s pronouncements.
With a revived night-time economy in Sussex, we will make it safer for women to go out – with specially-branded police patrols around late-night bars and clubs.
This is a victory for free speech. But the system is flawed. The way to resolve controversies is through the ballot box.
A directly-elected representative, answerable to the voters, is more democratic than an anonymous Police Authority.
Retirement had finally caught up with me, or so I thought. But after two months intensive campaigning I have an important new job.
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.