Tagged: Austerity

Will The Last One Out Please Turn Off The Lights – UK PLC Is Heading For The Badlands

Will The Last One Out Please Turn Off The Lights – UK PLC Is Heading For The Badlands

As a devout cynic I shuddered mightily when the announcement, followed by the reality, that we were going to (and have done) lose 17,500 Police Officers under Dave Camoron’s ‘Reforms’. That was bad enough...

Just Open Another Box

Just Open Another Box

If ever I needed proof that the government have succeeded in hoodwinking the great British Public it was served up in abundance on last night’s BBC1. One Show. Firstly we had Richard Garside from  The...

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...

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....

If It Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix It–What The Country Voted For

If It Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix It–What The Country Voted For

In Camoron’s first incarnation as the Nation’s Prime Minister he set about reforming the Legal System system, amongst others.  In doing so he aimed to save about £450 Million from Legal Aid bills.  This...

Come On Cruella – Explain It To Us

Come On Cruella – Explain It To Us

Ii have heard many eloquent people highlighting the problems faced by Police and Public alike caused by the government’s reckless policy of repeatedly cutting the Police Budget. I know that this problem applies to...

Ponder This Cruella

Ponder This Cruella

Thursday saw a bizarre event. The people voted and it seems that the people voted for five more years of Cuts and Austerity, and that is absolutely the country’s right, if that’s what they...

I Can’t Quite Work It Out

I Can’t Quite Work It Out

The people have voted, and it seems like they’ve got Camoron for another full term. I don’t agree with them, but I can see why the Jocks have voted SNP, at least that makes...

Have Your Say, Tell Me What You Think–The Results Are In

Have Your Say, Tell Me What You Think–The Results Are In

A while ago I posed the question – Would you be willing to pay a small amount more each month to help safeguard our Public Services? I posted a short online survey for you...