Mike Penning

BBC Panorama reveals 20-fold increase on a stretch of M25 since the hard shoulder was taken away.
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18 people were convicted in Newcastle in an 'abhorrent case'.
Political correctness must not get in the way of tackling child sex abuse, Amber Rudd has said amid calls to review racially
But fellow ex-firefighter MP Mike Penning says alarm, lights failure as worrying
A former fire minister and firefighter has declared that “the finger is pointing at Government” over the Grenfell Tower blaze
The five things you need to know on Thursday July 21, 2016… 1) JEZITATION, REPETITION, DEVIATION The House of Commons rises
In London the simple fact is that the armed police 'jam' does not cover the slice of bread that is one of the world's major cities and does not even begin to lightly smear much of the loaf that is the UK. Meanwhile, the increase announced by the government in the numbers of MI5, MI6 and GCHQ officers together with increased funding is a bittersweet pill for struggling police officers on the front line to swallow...
Police chiefs are reportedly threatening to sue the Government over further funding cuts. Seven police and crime commissioners
If not from us, take if from a certain up and coming Conservative MP, David Cameron, in 2005: 'Politicians attempt to appeal to the lowest common denominator by posturing with tough policies and calling for crackdown after crackdown. Drugs policy has been failing for decades.' It is time for new thinking.