February 25, 2016

Opposition Day Debate – Tory Cuts to Police Funding in South Wales

The Labour Party secured an opposition day debate on Wednesday 24th February on police funding, crime and community safety. The debate was well attended by my fellow Labour colleagues where we spoke about the impact of Westminster cuts on policing and communities across England and Wales. I took the opportunity to raise with the Home Secretary the effects of the cuts …

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November 10, 2015

Policing Minister Fails to Answer My Question on Funding for South Wales Police

On Monday 9th November I had the opportunity to quiz Policing Minister Mike Penning on the Home Office’s failures in calculating police funding for South Wales. It was important to question the Minister on this matter as it was revealed on Friday that the Home Office’s proposed new funding formula for police forces was based on the wrong data, leaving …

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