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Blue Light Commissioner

According to todays Times the Government is about to extend the role of Police and Crime Commissioners to oversee Fire & Rescue Services. Apart from any Union opposition which the article focuses on, this is a mistake for several reasons. The...
by IanChisnall on Aug 20, 2015

Two blasts from the past

This week the Government has been forced to address two matters that have been bubbling away for more than a year. The High Court judgement over the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (DRIP) Act which I wrote about extensively last … Conti...
by IanChisnall on Jul 18, 2015

20 months on the WC?

Political constipation is not unknown in the Home Office, but it is not something to be encouraged, particularly when other parts of the same department appear to have the Political equivalent of the runs. According to this report a request for R...
by IanChisnall on Aug 15, 2014

rarely used and rarely seen?

The anniversary of the Summer riots in 2011 is a mere month away. One of the consequences of the terrible scenes from Croydon and other parts of London along with a small number of urban settings across the UK is the … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 6, 2014

rarely used and rarely seen?

The anniversary of the Summer riots in 2011 is a mere month away. One of the consequences of the terrible scenes from Croydon and other parts of London along with a small number of urban settings across the UK is the … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 6, 2014

Sentences I don’t understand

The value of custodial sentences for Andy Coulson and his fellow conspirators is surely questionable. As a society that locks up far more people than most of our neighbours his punishment is something that is hard to justify in terms of the best &...
by IanChisnall on Jul 5, 2014

Sentences I don’t understand

The value of custodial sentences for Andy Coulson and his fellow conspirators is surely questionable. As a society that locks up far more people than most of our neighbours his punishment is something that is hard to justify in terms of the best &...
by IanChisnall on Jul 5, 2014

We’ve got it so we must use it!

Some of us are occasionally tempted to buy gadgets that we don’t need right now, but look shiny and new and persuade us that they will come in useful before too long. So the gadget comes home and you spend time getting … Continue readin...
by IanChisnall on Feb 16, 2014

We’ve got it so we must use it!

Some of us are occasionally tempted to buy gadgets that we don’t need right now, but look shiny and new and persuade us that they will come in useful before too long. So the gadget comes home and you spend time getting … Continue readin...
by IanChisnall on Feb 16, 2014


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