Posts tagged ‘Met Police’

Jack Straw proposes the end of hereditary peers in Lords reform bill

The election of hereditary peers to the House of Lords will be ended by new legislation proposed by the government.


Continue Reading July 21, 2009 at 3:52 pm 1 comment

Ming Campbell to chair review of police raid on Damian Green’s office

A former leader of the Liberal Democrats is to chair a new committee to look at the House of Commons procedures in the wake of the raid on the office of Tory MP by the Metropolitan police.

Continue Reading July 14, 2009 at 5:15 pm Leave a comment

Newspaper bugging story prompts urgent Commons question

Dr Evan Harris MP has asked the Home Secretary what steps he is taking “to look into the actions of the police in respect of the use by the newspapers of illegal surveillance methods.”

Continue Reading July 12, 2009 at 12:52 pm 1 comment

Government should be “more open” about winning battle against terrorism

The Home Affairs Committee has praised the government’s counter-terrorism efforts and said its approach to the threats faced by the UK is “impressive.”

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 10:50 am Leave a comment

Untrained police officers and unacceptable tactics at G20 say MPs

Aspects of the policing of the G20 protests in central London in April had the potential to seriously damage the public’s faith in the police, a committee of MPs has reported.

Continue Reading July 1, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Parliament Square looks like ‘Steptoe and Son set’ after Tamil protests

A Conservative MP has said that demonstrations in Parliament Square should be “sorted out” after 73 days of Tamil protests came to an end.

Continue Reading June 18, 2009 at 2:41 pm Leave a comment

Jack Straw denies lack of resources led to brutal murder of French students

Jack Straw today claimed that the poor managerial judgments, rather than a lack of resources, were to blame for the failure to detain Dano Sonnex, the killer of two French students.

Continue Reading June 9, 2009 at 1:11 pm Leave a comment

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