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Mitie takes off with two-year security contract extension at London City Airport

Facilities management and professional services company Mitie has been awarded a two-year contract extension at London City Airport. The business has provided bespoke security solutions at the airport since 2016. Mitie will continue to provide behind the scenes security services...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
Sadiq Khan: The Mayor of London
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London Mayor’s Budget confirms additional £110 million for Metropolitan Police Service in 2018

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has committed to investing an additional £110 million into the Metropolitan Police Service across the next 12 months. This investment means City Hall is paying a greater percentage of the overall policing budget in the capital than ever before –...
Posted On 28 Feb 2018
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Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley announces retirement from Metropolitan Police Service

Mark Rowley, the Metropolitan Police Service’s Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations and national lead for Counter-Terrorism Policing, has announced his intention to leave policing in order to pursue new challenges. Rowley will be retiring from policing after 31...
Posted On 12 Jan 2018
Max Hill QC
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Max Hill QC appointed as Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has appointed Max Hill QC as the Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Hill has been a QC for nine years and boasts extensive experience of both defending and prosecuting complex cases involving terrorism, homicide, violent...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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Mayor Sadiq Khan’s budget confirms additional £27 million funding for policing in London

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has recently confirmed that he’s increasing his funding of policing in the capital by £27.8 million this year to attain a total figure of £621.6 million. The Mayor made this announcement just as his first budget was being considered for...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017
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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM to retire from Commissioner’s role at Metropolitan Police Service

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM has announced that he is to retire after five years as the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service. Sir Bernard will remain in post until February next year to allow the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, and Sadiq Khan (the Mayor of London) to appoint...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
City Hall in London
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Mayor Sadiq Khan brings security experts together to help keep Londoners safe

City Hall has played host to a meeting between security experts, including representatives from the Metropolitan Police Service and London’s Boroughs, as part of ongoing work to ensure London is as prepared as possible to respond to the threat of a terrorist attack. The...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016
Lord Toby Harris of Haringey
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Mayor of London appoints Lord Harris of Haringey to lead full terror preparedness review

Sadiq Khan, the newly-elected Mayor of London, has appointed Lord Toby Harris of Haringey to undertake a full and independent review designed to ensure London is as prepared as possible for responding to a major terrorist incident. Lord Harris has a long and distinguished career...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM
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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to remain Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner for further 12 months

Her Majesty The Queen has granted Royal Approval to extend the Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner’s appointment until September 2017 following recommendations tabled by the Home Secretary Theresa May and Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London. Former chief constable of...
Posted On 16 Feb 2016
The Home Office has issued a Consultation Paper on the future of the Emergency Services
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Proposals for further Emergency Services collaboration announced by Home Office

Radical proposals underpinning transformation of the way in which the police service, the Fire and Rescue Services and the ambulance service work together have now been unveiled by Prime Minister David Cameron and the Home Office. The Government has already invested over £70...
Posted On 14 Sep 2015
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