Today the government published the latest update on the Police Uplift Programme. An update that had the Home Secretary, Priti Patel MP, proudly tweeting how successful it was. This is how she broke the news “We’re delivering on our promise …

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Seldom before have I read such uncompromising and total bollocks The economy has been significantly impacted by the pandemic but we're committed to supporting the police by: ✅ Recruiting 20,000 police officers✅ Increasing taxpayer investment by over £600m ✅ Doubling …

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“I have to tell you that this kind of scaremongering does nobody any good” “This crying wolf has to stop.” “No direct correlation between certain crimes and police numbers” All of these quotes come from Theresa May. Since her disastrous …

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It’s a question I’ve been asking myself since 2010 to be honest. My opinions have never been favourable to the Tories, but apart from the constant, ongoing, reduction in officers I’ve never really put many numbers to it. I fear …

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OH YES IT IS Last night Home Secretary Amber Rudd, appearing on BBC Question Time, repeated Theresa May’s mantra “it’s not  about the numbers”. Well, as political campaigning for the General Election resumes today, I will have the temerity to …

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The Armed Forces are at their lowest strength since before the Second World War.  Successive Strategic Defence Reviews have seen to that.  Only this week we waved goodbye to HMS Illustrious, off to a scrapyard somewhere.  Heaven knows when her …

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