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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


Scott vs. Watson what does Matthew Scott’s attack on Tom Watson tell us?

In his Telegraph article of 21 October 2015, [1]Matthew Scott argues that Tom Watson’s behaviour has damaged the various Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) investigations. He makes several interrelated arguments. 3,151 more words

Publicity masks the illegitimacy of UK policing

One of the oldest UK political myths is policing by consent. We are told often, and especially from our political leaders, that the UK police by consent. 2,139 more words

Grave doubts' over claims of key witnesses in VIP sex abuse inquiry | Daily Mail OnlineVIPs

According to the Daily Mail, Scotland Yard have not found a ‘shred of evidence’ to support claims by the witness known as ‘Nick’ of a child abuse ring centred on the… 174 more words


Bill Cosby's Lawyer Blames Rape Victims: "Women Have Responsibility." Road To Fame Paved With Rape Histories?

The whole premise of rape is that women don’t get a choice in sex. Rape means lack of choice, not lack of responsibility. Bill Cosby’s lawyer, “defending” him against almost 40 charges of rape/sexual assault,” claims that women bear responsibility for rape. 880 more words

Chauvinism Alive Today

The Goddard Inquiry and the death of the police

When a police officer is killed in the line of duty, other officers take it personally. An attack on an officer is an attack on a symbol of the community’s legitimate authority. 497 more words

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