Monthly Archive: November 2012

Give me 10 seconds of your time please

Give me 10 seconds of your time please

I am reliably informed that the cost of keeping the Coastguard Stations that under threat open equates to 15 pence per taxpayer year. So I thought that I would conduct a quick and dirty...

The Hon Member for DeadBadgerShire has written to me again

The Hon Member for DeadBadgerShire has written to me again

Once it became known that Keith Vaz MP had secured a Parliamentary debate for tomorrow (28th November) in relation to proposed changes to the Police Pension Scheme, I, like many others I suspect, wrote...

What do you call a Police Authority without a Chief Exec?

What do you call a Police Authority without a Chief Exec?

Well, apparently the answer is a Police and Crime Commissioner. I have to admit that I got caught napping a little bit by this one.  I have been scratching my poor old swede and...

A Whole New Meaning to the Daily Nazi

A Whole New Meaning to the Daily Nazi

This news caught my attention this morning, who on earth does Cameron think he is? The right to legally challenge government policies will be limited to help bolster the economy, PM David Cameron is...

Olympic fiasco firm G4S loses contract to run Yorkshire prison

Olympic fiasco firm G4S loses contract to run Yorkshire prison

THE firm at the centre of the Olympics security shambles recently lost its contract to run a jail in Yorkshire and failed to win any further prison contracts it was bidding for, the Ministry...

I For One Have Had Enough

I For One Have Had Enough

Forgive me but I’m going to have a rant. Just about every form of Emergency Service (and others) that I can think of is being faced with cutbacks. Pay Freezes are not uncommon. Only...

So The Met Has To Save £500 Million, We Can Sort That

So The Met Has To Save £500 Million, We Can Sort That

It has been well reported that the Met has to save £500 Million towards the government’s enforced budgetary restrictions on the police forces of England and Wales. Thanks to a couple of our number...

Keep The Police Out Of Policing

Keep The Police Out Of Policing

I have read, listened and cogitated an awful lot this last week, and I have decided that something different needs to be considered, the traditional ways do not seem to be working. If the...

The Right Honourable Member for DeadBadgerShire Has Replied

The Right Honourable Member for DeadBadgerShire Has Replied

So the petition passed the 100,000 mark and so I emailed my local MP, the Right Honourable Member for DeadBadgerShire asking him if he would support the motion when it was debated. Today, I...