Theresa May
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Home Secretary addresses Association of Police and Crime Commissioners General Meeting

Home Secretary Theresa May MP has addressed the first meeting of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) since the 6 May elections, stressing that it’s Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) who will drive reform over the next four years. This was the first...
Posted On 26 May 2016
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Home Secretary Theresa May sets out “radical” Fire and Rescue Service reform programme

Home Secretary Theresa May has unveiled a programme of reform for the Fire and Rescue Services that promises to be as radical and ambitious as that delivered across the policing landscape since 2010. Speaking at an event hosted by Think Tank Reform, the Home Secretary praised the...
Posted On 25 May 2016
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Government promises “biggest reforms to anti-money laundering regime in over a decade”

Home Secretary Theresa May has set out the most significant changes to the UK’s anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regime in over a decade. The Government’s Action Plan for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Finance will deliver on the aim set out in the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Jamie Wilson
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Bobbies on the Beat… Or Not

It will come as no surprise to those working in front line policing and, indeed, the general public resident across England and Wales that police officers are often spending less than half of their time on the beat, writes Jamie Wilson. However, in recent headline stories, Her...
Posted On 11 Mar 2016
Home Secretary Theresa May
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Home Secretary announces reforms to Independent Police Complaints Commission

The Home Secretary has announced that the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) will be reformed and renamed to improve efficiencies, drive more effective governance and make it more responsive to the public. Theresa May has concluded that the IPCC’s existing governance...
Posted On 09 Mar 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
Modern slavery is a complex problem and legislation is only part of the solution
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Landmark Bill designed to end modern slavery receives Royal Assent

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is the first of its kind in Europe – and one of the first in the world – to specifically address slavery and trafficking in the 21st Century. The new legislation significantly enhances support and protection for victims, gives law...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the National Security Inspectorate
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‘Cash for Qualifications’: a drop in the ocean or the tip of an iceberg?

Richard Jenkins responds to the BBC Inside Out programme focusing on alleged malpractice in the security sector in which Keith Vaz (chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee) suggests that the Home Office needs to act “urgently” on the matter. If they watched the...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015
Organised crime costs the UK a staggering £24 billion every year
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Theresa May announces launch of Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce

£24 billion. That’s the staggering amount of money organised crime costs the UK every year. With the scale and character of this form of criminality threatening our national security and prosperity, the Home Office has been working on establishing a Joint Money Laundering...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
Stephen Otter QPM
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New five-year term for Stephen Otter as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary

Stephen Otter QPM has been reappointed as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Constabulary. Otter was originally appointed to the role back in March 2012 following a rigorous recruitment process which included approval by both the Prime Minister and Her Majesty The Queen. Otter...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
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