Tom Winsor had said that some communities 'from other cultures' choose to police themselves
Commons Home Affairs Select Committee
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Friday 01 February 2013
A female police officer tasked with protecting Government officials was today arrested over alleged leaks to the press about the so-called “plebgate affair”.
Friday 01 February 2013
IPCC unable to root out wrongdoing because of lack of funding and inadequate powers, report reveals
Wednesday 30 January 2013
International students should be removed from the Prime Minister's key immigration target to support economic growth, a group of influential MPs and peers said today.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Sir Jeremy Heywood had been asked by the Prime Minister to investigate the confrontation fully
'That's lightning - a horrendous tool' - expert verdict on one million volt stun guns being illegally shipped into UK
Monday 07 January 2013
BBC documentary has found that in the past three years 500 stun guns have been seized by the Metropolitan Police in London
Friday 21 December 2012
PM refused to press issue with Met police even though it could have saved Chief Whip’s job, as details of secret talks emerge
Friday 14 December 2012
The decriminalisation of some drugs appeared a more realistic prospect tonight after charities backed Nick Clegg’s call for a Royal Commission to review Britain’s 40-year-old laws on illegal substances.
Sunday 09 December 2012
The Government tonight ruled out any shift in drugs policy despite a damning report by an influential group of MPs which said Britain was failing to tackle drug barons or the multi-billion pound global profits of their illegal trade.
Immigration chiefs accused of misleading Parliament after 'devastating' report exposes UK Border Agency incompetence and inefficiency
Thursday 22 November 2012
Immigration chiefs were last night accused of misleading Parliament after a “devastating” report exposed a catalogue of incompetence and inefficiency at the UK Border Agency (UKBA).
Up to 2,444 police officers from 20 different forces to be investigated over their role in the Hillsborough disaster
Tuesday 13 November 2012
The number of police officers to be investigated over their role in the Hillsborough disaster and its cover up is set to reach at least 2,444 from 20 different forces.
Backlog of immigration cases is 'out of control' as MP reveals it is the size of Iceland’s population
Friday 09 November 2012
The number of outstanding asylum and immigration cases rose by 25,000 in three months and is “spiralling out of control”, making the total caseload the equivalent of the population of Iceland, an MP has said.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, faced embarrassment yesterday after he told MPs that a new committee set up to promote economic growth had not held any meetings – even though he attended two of them.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
The Government was sharply criticised yesterday for refusing to back a boycott of the Bahrain Grand Prix over human rights concerns, despite ministers boycotting the Euro 2012 football championships in Ukraine.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Asperger’s Syndrome, sometimes called “mind blindness”, lies at the milder end of the conditions known as autism spectrum disorders.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Outlook If you paid a decorator up front to paint your house before putting it on the market you'd probably be rather cross if, when the time came for the work to be done, you were told that only half the rooms could be completed because he'd not hired enough people for the job.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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