Monthly Archive: May 2015

Policy Exchange – The Sequel (Other Think Tanks Are Available)

Policy Exchange – The Sequel (Other Think Tanks Are Available)

There I was, Saturday night, trying to find something to take my mind off the travesty that is Eurovision, when I came upon this tweet from Clive Chamberlain I’ve achieved something on Twitter! Blocked...

Give Bullying The Boot

Give Bullying The Boot

Let’s be honest bullying of any sort has no place in modern society, I don’t think very many would disagree with that’s. The irony is that many who vow to stamp out bullying are,...

Home Secretaries In Glass Houses……..

Home Secretaries In Glass Houses……..

  A while ago I wrote a blog on the irony of the Home Office’s attitude towards Freedom of Information Requests. You can find that here if you’re interested.  I did ask the Home...

Is Theresa May Completely Out Of Touch With Everybody?

Is Theresa May Completely Out Of Touch With Everybody?

Have her advisers and researchers let her down? Is she poorly briefed? Maybe she just knows better than everybody else and we have yet to realise that. Maybe she is rigidly toeing the Party...

Don’t Let Apathy And Despondency Win

Don’t Let Apathy And Despondency Win

Those of you who know me in my real life will know that I have never backed away from a fight with Management, even when it was blindingly obvious that I was destined to...

Mutual Aid

Mutual Aid

in the week that sees the Annual Police Federation Conference in Bournemouth I was reading Chris Hobbs’ powerful letter to Theresa May  After exchanging a bit of banter with Clive Chamberlain it hit me....

The Fire Service & Police Pension Update – The Real One

The Fire Service & Police Pension Update – The Real One

The Ombudsman’s decision has now been made public and it has become clear that he found in favour of the Applicant, a retired Firefighter. This has implications for thousands of Police Officers and Firefighters...

Crime Is Down

Crime Is Down

How many times have we heard that in the past few months?  Apart from the fact that Crime and Policing seemed to play no part in any party’s manifesto for the 2015 General Election...