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 and I don’t need to go …

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

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 led to the Legal Aid, Sentencing …

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

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 want. However, within 36 hours of …

Ponder This Cruella Read more »

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 some kind of sense. The rest …

I Can’t Quite Work It Out Read more »

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 to tell me your views, and …

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

It’s Official. Be a Volunteer. Loads of opportunities.  Never be Bored and Fed Up again.  Let’s take a look and see some of the opportunities Volunteering has to offer. Territorial Army – OK I know it’s not Voluntary Work in …

It Has Never Been A Better Time To Be A Volunteer Read more »

In just a few weeks Call Me Dave will hopefully be an unpleasant memory, and regardless of who gets in the shape of Policing is destined to change even more than it has already. I have devised a short series …

Have Your say – Let’s Tell HMG How The Police Service SHOULD Be Read more »

Sorry Mr Shakespeare, but it was quite appropriate and almost right. According to an article in the Police Federation’s POLICE magazine, morale has hit rock bottom and thousands of cops are thinking of quitting. “Reforms to pay and working conditions …

Is This A Pattern I See Before Me? Read more »