Abbey Petkar

Protection for Politicians: The Route to Maintaining a True Democracy

According to official figures, 342 crimes towards MPs and their staff were committed in 2018 and, just four months into 2019, that number was already at 152. Here, Abbey Petkar considers the security challenges faced by our political representatives and goes in search of some...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019
Downing Street was the venue for National Security Council discussions on a proposed Counter-Extremism Bill

Plans for Counter-Extremism Bill discussed at inaugural meeting of new National Security Council

Plans for a new Counter-Extremism Bill topped the agenda at yesterday’s first meeting of the new National Security Council (NSC), chaired by Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street. Putting British values at the heart of the new Government’s approach to tackling...
Posted On 14 May 2015