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Friday 22 July 2011
One in eight police jobs will be cut as a result of the government spending cuts, causing crime to rise, according to the Inspectorate of Constabulary.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Crime rates could jump as one in 10 police officers is axed under Government spending cuts, an official inquiry has warned.
Friday 15 July 2011
Burglars and petty theives have been particularly prolific in the last year, in a trend that suggests crime statistics are reflecting the economic situation.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Significant rises in burglaries and opportunistic thefts are creating a risk to the public, police chiefs warned today.
Thursday 07 July 2011
Emergency legislation aimed at reversing a legal ruling which threw the police bail system into chaos cleared the Commons today despite concerns it was being rushed through without proper consideration of the constitutional implications.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
The highest court in the land has dismissed a bid to suspend a controversial legal ruling on police bail which hampers investigations and overturns 25 years of police practice.
Monday 04 July 2011
Emergency legislation to reverse a controversial legal ruling on police bail will go through all stages in the Commons on Thursday, the leader of the House said.
Friday 01 July 2011
Emergency laws are to be rushed through Parliament to tackle the sudden crisis in the bail system, the Policing minister Nick Herbert said yesterday.
Thursday 30 June 2011
The Home Office should have acted sooner to bring forward emergency legislation to reverse a controversial legal ruling which overturns 25 years of police practice, Labour said today
Thursday 30 June 2011
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Tens of thousands of murderers, rapists and violent criminals could escape prosecution following a "bizarre" legal ruling.
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