West Yorkshire Police are going to be very much under the spotlight in the forthcoming Batley and Spen by election. Not only is this probably the most contentious by election [...]
Policing is in turmoil and it all could have been avoided. Officers are demoralised and are leaving. I am not going to get into the detail of recent events, but [...]
Whilst this is a well explored topic these days, I have been prompted to write this by comments passed by a serving police colleague. Apparently one fifth of all calls [...]
By Mike Speakman, Law & Order Spokesman 31st March 2020 From my first day at Police training school in 1968 it was drummed into us that we police with the [...]
By Mike Speakman, Policing Spokesman 13th January 2020 There is a new initiative from the Police Chiefs Council to merge police forces. The last decades have seen an increasing centralisation [...]
This week has seen a number of events thrust the future of policing back into the spotlight, if it ever left, with the release of the state of policing report...
A docker from Hull likes a tweet which contains a poem about transgender issues. Someone complains to the police. A police officer rings the man’s employer and subsequently has a conversation
The For Britain Movement agrees with the findings of the Home Affairs Select Committee. This government has been slowly dismantling the police service...
I was delighted to accept the local For Britain branch Chairman Mr Kevin Bracks kind invitation to spend a day experiencing the Durham Miners' Gala. Here's what happened..