The home secretary Theresa May announced today that under the Conservatives those convicted of killing a police officer will have their sentences raised to the ‘whole life’ category, usually reserved for the very worst types of murderer.
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Jenny Jones AM, leader of the Green Party on the London Assembly, looks at the problems of the Police and Crime Commisioner model for London.
Ed Miliband went on the attack over ‘pleb gate’ at the first post-conference season Prime Minister’s Questions in Parliament today, reports Shamik Das.
Not once, not twice, but three times in Parliament today Theresa May was offered the chance and declined to condemn disgraced Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell.
Left Foot Forward looks at Theresa May’s speech to the Tory Party conference yesterday in which she failed to mention the huge cuts to police numbers.
Jenny Jones uncovers the broken promises of Boris Johnson on the police – with massive police cuts being implemented on the Mayor of London’s watch.
Following the murders of policewomen Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone, there have been calls to arm the police; this is not the answer, writes James Hallwood.
Boris Johnson, the bankers’ best friend, is breaking his promise not to cut London’s police and fire brigade budgets, reports Shamik Das.
Much of the political discussion about crime in London doesn’t seem to recognise that the police service is made up of more than just police officers.