3 reasons why I’ll be voting for Laetisia Carter in the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections Today

1) To make sure money is spent where it is most needed. Under our Tory Police and Crime Commissioner there has been a massive transfer of funding from Crime and Safety Partnerships in urban areas (where crime is highest) to rural areas (where it is lowest). Some people on the left say they won’t vote Read more about 3 reasons why I’ll be voting for Laetisia Carter in the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections Today[…]

A year on from Thames Valley’s election of Anthony Stansfeld

A year ago Anthony Stansfeld was elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley. How’s he done? I think these are the 5 key questions to ask: Has he cut crime? Not so far. This question really breaks down into two parts: 1) Has crime fallen or risen? 2) Is that because of his Read more about A year on from Thames Valley’s election of Anthony Stansfeld[…]

Does Angela Merkel learn nothing from history?

80 years ago her native Germany was forced to make massive reparations to France and Britain. The burden of these payments proved too great, driving the Weimar Republic into poverty and chaos. Determined to get their money, the French intervened, occupying the Rhineland . Germans, resenting the humiliation of their nation, turned to extremist politicians Read more about Does Angela Merkel learn nothing from history?[…]