BRUSSELS Hello to you all, as you may have noticed, MEPs were back at work in Brussels, last week. The first week of the month is committee week, and I spent my formal working time considering plans and worries around 5G, budget provision for Erasmus and Creative Europe, and plans for Energy Transition with it … Continue reading MEP Life 11- Parliament, Police and Proroguing
Judith out with the Newbury street pastorsAs recent events in Manchester and London have shown, terrorism and violent extremism threaten us all. As liberals, we must have an effective security policy which is also accountable, community- and evidence-based, and does not unduly restrict personal liberty. This why the Liberal Democrats would: • Continue cross-border co-operation … Continue reading Cuts to police service unacceptable
The Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto plans today for a brighter future, with pledges to reverse Conservative cuts and increase funding for the NHS, schools and police.
Liberal Democrats have announced they would boost investment in police forces by £300m a year. This is in stark contrast to the Conservatives who have overseen devastating cuts to community policing. Theresa May as Home Secretary and now Prime Minister has cut policing budgets by over £2bn, eroding the very fabric of community policing. Under … Continue reading Lib Dems would give Thames Valley Police an extra £8.3m a year