“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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Over half of constituents tell MP they have experienced crime or anti-social behaviour in last year

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Steve McCabe MP has revealed that over half of people who responded to his constituency wide consultation on crime and policing told him that they, or someone they know, had been a victim of crime or anti-social behaviour in the last year and people fear anti-social behaviour is taking over our streets.

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