Category Archives: Crime

Final NPF Report to be debated at Conference

Annual Conference starts this weekend, and debates will focus on the report of the National Policy Forum. We would like to thank all the local parties and members who sent in submissions and amendments to the draft documents issued in the Spring. The NPF met in Milton Keynes in July and as reps we took [...]

Six new policy discussion documents

Sustainable Communities Prosperity and Work Health Education and Skills Crime Justice Citizenship Equalities Britain in the World Earlier this year we circulated some policy discussion documents. Those documents did not cover all policy areas. Now each of the party’s policy commissions has issued a draft document that reports on the work done so far and [...]

Police privatisation

Two police authorities, Surrey and the West Midlands, have called for private sector companies to bid for providing police services. Surrey Police’s new Chief Constable Lynne Owens says that she inherited the plan from her predecessor and only wants to consider “back office” services. But once an idea is floated, there will be pressure to [...]

Police cuts start to bite in SE

Police forces in the SE have (with the exception of Surrey, cut the numbers of police officers, PCSOs and other staff. S0 much for the Tories being the party of law and order! Here are the figures for each force for the change between September 2010 and September 2011: Hampshire – police officers down 2.9%, [...]