Jack Dromey

Neighbourhood Policing Under Threat

Jack Dromey MP | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Politics
Jack Dromey MP

The Police Service of England and Wales is suffering the biggest cuts of any in Europe. Police Forces are being asked to do more with less. Almost 16,000 police officers have already gone and the police workforce will have reduced by 34,000 by the time of the General Election. With the thin blue line stretched ever thinner, the public is seeing ever fewer Bobbies on the beat.

It's Better to Prevent Crime Than to Clear Up Afterwards

Steve Reed | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Politics
Steve Reed

The Tory-led Government's complacency on crime is misplaced while crime is still too high and costs us all too much. By focusing on prevention we can cut the number of victims, cut crime, and cut the overall cost to the country as well.

Jack Sommers

Double Standards? A Tale Of Two Police Racism Complaints

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

One police officer was accused of calling a man "a black bastard". Another was accused of racially abusing a black woman. The first was let off whe...

Shadow Police Minister Calls A Postal Worker 'Pikey'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK Politics

Police have been asked to investigate a senior Labour MP after he caused a storm on Twitter by referring to a postal worker as "the Pikey" in a messag...

Now's Not the Time for David Cameron to Shuffle Housing to the Bottom of the Pack

Matt Hutchinson | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Politics
Matt Hutchinson

After a week of reshuffles - both for David Cameron's cabinet and Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet - it appears the coalition haven't just changed personnel, they've relegated housing on the political agenda...

More Families Left Homeless At Christmas

The Independent | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics

The number of homeless families staying in bed-and-breakfast accommodation has doubled in a year, according to official figures. Between 2010 and 2...

Clegg Calls For Britain To Build More Towns Like Milton Keynes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg is calling for the creation of a new generation of new towns and garden cities to address Britain's growing housing crisis. The Deputy P...

Working People Increasingly Turning To Housing Benefit

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Working families increasingly depend on state benefits to avoid eviction from their homes due to a soaring housing market, research has found. A fa...

Shapps Accused Of Misleading The Media, The Public And Parliament By Labour

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Politics

Grant Shapps stands accused of misleading the media, the public, and parliament about the extent of the housing crisis by Labour after his shadow Jack...

'Ordinary Families Are The Victims': Homelessness Rises 14%

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

The number of homeless Britons rose by a "shocking" 14% in 2011, according to figures released by the Department of Communities and Local Government ...

Dromey Gets A Slap On The Wrist Over Union Payments

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Labour frontbencher Jack Dromey made a "serious" failure to declare his work for the Unite union when he became an MP, according to the Commons watch...