Tagged: Home Office

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...

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...

PENETRATION – Fact, Fiction or Theory.

PENETRATION – Fact, Fiction or Theory.

Now that I’ve got your attention I have to confess that word should have been INFILTRATION. I’m not very experienced at a Fiction writing, hardly any at all compared to some others in much...

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

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

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....

The Numbers Just Don’t Make Sense Imelda

The Numbers Just Don’t Make Sense Imelda

Nearly 17,000 trained Police Officers have been discarded by the current coalition since they came to power. A similar number of Police Staff (civvies in old money) have also been turfed onto the scrap...

It’s Going To Be A Busy Old Week

It’s Going To Be A Busy Old Week

It’s only Tuesday, and my quill is already getting blunt. Yesterday I discussed the (yet again) vindictive reports coming out of HMIC and IPCC, you can find that here if you haven’t already read...

Thoughts For The Week

Thoughts For The Week

Winners and Losers In a week that has seen 2 major documents released into the wild who are the winners and the losers? Are there any winners at all? Well, there are certainly some...

On Balance, The Public Interest Is……

On Balance, The Public Interest Is……

in favour of non -disclosure. Well, that’s a bloody surprise…….NOT. Today I received my final response from the Home Office in relation to my request regarding Risk and Impact Assessments re the further cuts...

Home Office–A Rule Unto Themselves? Surely Not

Home Office–A Rule Unto Themselves? Surely Not

I won’t bore you for long today. Basically, I made an FOI request to the Home Office asking for copies of Risk Assessments and Impact Assessments in relation to the previously announced 5% cut...

Have ACPO Finally Grown A Pair? Or……..

Have ACPO Finally Grown A Pair? Or……..

What on earth is going on in the rarified atmosphere occupied by the ACPO types? They’re beginning to sing from the same hymn book as us lesser mortals (or are they?) The last few...