Officers at receiving end of trying to police lockdown

As New Year progresses, the struggle continues with much focus now on the vaccine roll out, but there’s also growing concern about the enforcement of lockdown arrangements. Two women were fined by Derbyshire Police, later rescinded, after a story appeared about them driving five miles to walk around a reservoir while carrying hot drinks. ThereContinue reading Officers at receiving end of trying to police lockdown

Steve McCabe MP pledges to combat retail violence and protect retail staff

Local MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, Steve McCabe has signed up to support the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Shopworkers’ Protection Pledge, vowing to stand with retail staff and support legislation to better protect shopworkers from violence and abuse. Violence and abuse of shopworkers remains a serious concern in Birmingham Selly Oak. Recognising the serious impactContinue reading Steve McCabe MP pledges to combat retail violence and protect retail staff

Selly Oak MP Welcomes Greater Funding for Our Police

Speaking in the debate on the Police Grant Report on Monday 24th February, Steve McCabe told the Minister about the devastating impact of their cuts to policing and the poor response to fraud and retail crime. While Steve welcomes the news of an increase in funding for Police Services, he has concerns about the short fall that remains.

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WATCH Steve McCabe MP’s speech in Queens Speech Debate 2019

Steve McCabe MP tells the House of Commons “We have a Prime Minister and a Government that seems to revel in creating injustice and cares about those rights which only benefit its own. That’s why the Queen’s Speech was wrong, it was a phoney and it was a fraud.”

 

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“The Government has lost the plot when it comes to tackling crime”, says local MP

Today the National Audit Office has published a report revealing that the Government has no real “national picture of what [police] forces need”, “no common standards for measuring all demands for police services” and that, as a result, the existing funding formula for police services is not fit for purpose. The report says that “there are signs emerging that forces are finding it harder to deliver an effective service” and this is something Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham, Selly Oak) says is reflected in the experiences of his constituents.

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