Birmingham MPs protest at Chancellor’s “£100 million Birmingham Bombshell”

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Birmingham MPs protest at Chancellor’s “£100 million Birmingham Bombshell” Birmingham MPs will today use the Budget debate to protest at the Government’s £100 million ‘Birmingham Bombshell’ of unfair cuts and tax rises hitting the city. They will argue that the government has promised a fairer funding deal for Birmingham but has refused to introduce this […]

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The Frontline is Online – my piece in the Daily Mirror

  Dear friends,   You may have seen my piece in the Daily Mirror today; you can read it here below:   Whatsapp is a “disaster for the police” – how we are losing the fight against the digital Jihadis   David Cameron should think again about air strikes against Syria and focus on the […]

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Christmas crime prevention from West Midlands Police

Christmas crime prevention from West Midlands Police All you need to know to keep safe at Christmas Our Christmas Safety Guide contains lots of useful tips to help you keep yourself, your home, your car and valuables safe over the festive period. Please take a few minutes to read through our safety tips. Keep your […]

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December 15th, 2014

Statement on arrests at Adderley School – 17 April 2014

  Dear Friends   Just a quick update to say I have been briefed by the West Midlands Police this morning on the arrests at Adderley School. At this stage, its important to note two things:   (1) The arrests relate to events specific to Adderley school and   (2) they are arrests – no-one […]

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Hodge Hill weekly crime figures and detail: 20th – 27th March 2014

    Recorded Crime 40 ASB Incidents 3 Headlines: There have been two burglaries this week – one was a ‘car key’ burglary where offenders broke into a house on Ermington Crescent to steal the owner’s car. The other burglary was on Stechford Road where the suspects forced open a rear window and stolen computers. […]

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Hodge Hill Ward – Crime figures and detail – 27th Feb – 6th March 2014

Hodge Hill Ward Crime figures and detail Date range: 27th Feb – 6th March 2014 Recorded Crime 31 ASB Incidents 3 Headlines:   There has been one burglary and one attempt this week. Both were in the same block of flats on Washwood Heath Raod. We will be linking in with the housing trust about […]

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“Courier-Scam” – new West-Mids Police campaign

      Today (Thursday 13 February) West Midlands Police have launched a drive to raise awareness about a new scam which is conning the region’s elderly out of thousands of pounds with banking scare stories.   Fraud investigators have reported a surge in reports from residents who’ve been stung by a “courier scam” which […]

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Crime figures and detail: Hodge Hill

  Crime figures and detail: Hodge Hill Date range: 30th Jan – 6th Feb 2014   Headlines: There has been one burglary this week – in Ward End, a substantial amount of cash and gold was stolen. Enquiries are ongoing. Advice – Have you thought about Neighbourhood Watch or Street Watch? This is a good […]

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Adjournment Debate on Deaths in Custody – Tuesday 4 February

  Earlier this week I secured an adjournment debate in Parliament to discuss Legal Aid for the families of those found dead in police custody.   It appears to be usual practice that the families of those who have died whilst in police custody are required to make a financial contribution to the costs of […]

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Crime figures and detail for Shard End Ward

  Crime figures and detail for Shard End Ward Date range: 16th – 23rd January 2014 Recorded Crime  ASB incidents 27 2     HEADLINES     One offence of robbery this week, a male described as 5’7” tall of stocky build with a dark beard wearing a blue top and a dark hat and […]

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