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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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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

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