LESS POLICE BASES - MORE DEDICATED WARD OFFICERS The closure of police stations, bases, and offices across London will mean more dedicated ward officers in every community, says a consultation document on the issue. These officers will be based closer to their wards and equipped to work and engage with the public on the go … Continue reading LESS POLICE BASES – MORE DEDICATED WARD OFFICERS
POLICE STATION CLOSURES The consultation document shows that in May 2017 the average number of daily crime reports at buildings being disposed of across the boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark was: BROMLEY: West Wickham - nil; Copperfield House (police academy in Penge) 0.1 CROYDON: Windmill Rd custody 0.3 LAMBETH: Kennington 0.8 Streatham … Continue reading POLICE STATION CLOSURES
TORIES AND LABOUR IN LAMBETH BOTH OPPOSE POLICE STATION CLOSURES - BUT WHO'S TO BLAME? In Lambeth both the main political parties are opposing the police station closures - but for widely differing reasons. Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs has started a petition - to be presented to the Mayor of London - opposing … Continue reading TORIES AND LABOUR IN LAMBETH BOTH OPPOSE POLICE STATION CLOSURES – BUT WHO'S TO BLAME?
CRYSTAL PALACE needs a joined-up approach to policing - and a dedicated police presence, says a Crystal Palace councillor. Calling on residents in all five boroughs which include the Crystal Palace area to register their views on new policing proposals for Greater London, Cllr Tom Papworth says: "The key message to convey in all this … Continue reading “CRYSTAL PALACE NEEDS JOINED-UP APPROACH TO POLICING”
BORIS JOHNSON must publish Transport for London’s advice on his annual fares decision to justify above inflation fare rises, says a report from the London Assembly. In its cross-party response to the Mayor’s draft budget, the Assembly’s budget and performance committee warns that the Assembly is unable to properly scrutinise the annual decision without more … Continue reading ASSEMBLY CALLS FOR CLARITY ON TfL FARES DECISION….