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Most recent annotations on things by Vernon Coaker

  • LYNDA DAY: YES PEOPLE WHO STOLE A BAR OF CHOCOLATE AT THE AGE OF 10 NOW HAVE THEIR RIGHTS ABUSED AND ARE CLASSED AS A CRIMINAL EVEN IF THEY HAVE NOTHING WRONG SINCE. CRB'S HAVE BECOME A MONEY MAKING SCAM... (29 March 2011)
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  • CHAS MORRIS: 2011 02 16 Vernon Coaker MP Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill TO VERNON COAKER MP [GEDLING] POLICE REFORM AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY BILL I would like police have... (16 February 2011)
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  • Don Barnard: With all these references to the misuse of drugs debate 40 years ago. For those politician interested in the historical background I recommend you check these debates out On 25th March is the... (28 January 2011)
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  • Louise Janssen: As long as there are victims of severe bullying, our society needs to care for them. As Hon. David Howarth pointed out: such intervention exsists provided by the Red Balloon Learner Centres where... (13 August 2009)
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  • Richard Taylor: I am happy that the minister has made clear his view that TASER ought not be used in crowd control situations. TASER International, the company which supplies the UK police with TASER... (29 May 2009)
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  • Neale Upstone: "it is encouraging to see our police policing such a demonstration in normal uniform, by and large." Have they finally learned to distinguish between terrorists and protestors? Bravo! (19 May 2009)
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  • barbara richards: Ordinary people are falling foul of these terrorist laws. I was raped, and taken to court by the rapist for 7 years. I was repeatedly threatened with prison if I did not do as I was... (4 March 2009)
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  • Richard Taylor: I interpret Mr Coaker's statement as saying clearly that Police Authorities have a role in determining if TASERs should be issued to non-firearms officers in their force areas. I have lobbied... (30 January 2009)
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  • Leegomery Resident: The reality is that people will only be satisfied with policing if they get an instant response when they have a need and this is totally unrealistic. I remember the days before cars were so... (17 December 2008)
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  • Neale Upstone: And what about an apology to the protesters who Mr Coaker accused of having injured 70 police officers? Frankly, I cannot believe how out of touch the Minister is, to make the excuse that he... (16 December 2008)
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  • J H Hall: I am afraid that the Minister is totally mistaken if he thinks the kind of activity he lists here contribute to the police being more accountable locally. Perhaps he needs to talk to people who... (16 December 2008)
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  • Michael Wilkinson: There is Very little visible police presence In my Parish of Ketley which is in Mark Pritchards constituency,in fact the last time I saw a policeman on foot patrolling was a couple of years ago.... (16 December 2008)
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  • barbara richards: What about crime committed by the local authorities? When is someone going to address that? When are the Staffordshire Pndown survivors going to have their voices heard, and when is the... (7 November 2008)
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  • Neale Upstone: If the following is appropriate and proportionate, then I'd say we're in a police state! 3am, Wed 6th August: I wake to the sound of racing engines and sirens, clearly vehicles approaching... (28 October 2008)
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  • Neale Upstone: I don't often accuse a minister of lying, but in this case, I'm making the accusation. I just don't believe that 70 police officers were hurt *by protesters*. I will be emailing Vernon Coaker... (28 October 2008)
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  • Ian Seale: I'm sorry, but I just don't believe the statistics. Alcohol-related crime and disorder has increased significantly since the 2003 Licencing Act. Stop reading your statistics and talk to the... (16 July 2008)
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  • Roger Taylor: No-one likes a smart Alec (26 June 2008)
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  • Christopher Ashley: "We owe it to the people of this country, and particularly the young people, not to be complacent, but to see what more we can do." But not one of you with all your fine words seams to care a... (12 June 2008)
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  • John Leeson: THis 1.8% now have to resort to using criminal dealers for their supply and will undoubtably come across far more dangerous drugs as a consequance. Mushrooms are one of the most benign of the... (11 June 2008)
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  • John Watson: Would Mr Coaker explain how reclassification of cannabis from class C to class B will make a difference to cannabis "farms"? When cannabis was reclasified, in response to the moral outrage of the... (10 June 2008)
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  • John Watson: Would Mr Coaker explain what sort of signal it sends when the penalty for possession of class B drugs, a victimless crime, is the same as possession of an unlicensed firearm (5 years gaol)? ... (10 June 2008)
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  • Marie Whitcombe: The biggest issue we face at The open Door Centre at the moment is funding. I am on the management Committee and also an experienced professioanlly trained youth worker in my 'former life'. We... (6 June 2008)
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  • Ian Seale: Sir, I think that you are quite wrong - it is the parents of this (minority?) scum that need to be targeted, penalised and brought into line. Take away the benefits of the household for any... (6 June 2008)
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  • Nick Gulliford: Excellent idea! (1 May 2008)
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  • Alix Cull: It used to be that schools were used for after school actvities. Teachers willingly gave their time to such things as sport and drama. These days I think that teachers have a difficult enough... (1 May 2008)
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