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Sir John Grieve and the Arcana Imperii: private accountability made public

Records in an archives create a public legacy to hold public official to account. As records allow powerful figures to be held to account, there can be a desire to control what is held and accessible in archives. 3,041 more words

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Opinion - British public must be told truth about immigration figures ahead of EU referendum, says watchdog - Telegraph - John Gelmini

This is an interesting piece of pantomime from the Daily Telegraph, courtesy of Dr. Alf, but to get the full picture we have to go back to the days of the late… 642 more words

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Met Police - Message to the Community

Statement from Mak Chishty, Commander, Community Engagement

“We are all aware of the shocking and tragic attacks in Brussels (22/03/2016); first
and foremost I would like to express that our heartfelt prayers and wishes are… 434 more words

Will the Queen apologise for the CSA failings over the past 60 years?

Recently we have been told by commentators, senior politicians, and prominent figures that the police must apologise for the way they have investigated high profile or prominent figures on child sexual abuse (CSA) allegations. 1,238 more words

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Jenny Jones, the MPS, and the search for better records management

On 8 January, the Guardian reported a claim by a police whistle blower that the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) had shredded documents illegally.[1] The documents were reports on Jenny Jones who is a Green life peer which were held by the domestic surveillance team. 1,083 more words

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Scotland Yard detective says I was told to ignore 'meat rack' VIPs | Daily Mail Online - via John Gelmini

The Mail reports that former Chief Inspector Howard Groves, 58, was investigating a London paedophile ring with alleged links to MPs and TV stars in the 1980s. 69 more words

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Opinion - Police cuts deal made despite terror threat, says George Osborne | UK news | The Guardian - John Gelmini

These are dangerous times but I am afraid that I am with George Osborne and not with the police.

English and Welsh police forces are currently sitting on £2 billion gbp of public money which represents just under 20% of what they received in 2015/2016, a total of £10.9 billion gbp. 193 more words

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