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Policing

Part of Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:50 pm on 4th November 2015.

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Photo of Jack Dromey Jack Dromey Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 5:50 pm, 4th November 2015

The concerns expressed by Peter Clarke about the impact on counter-terrorism of the hollowing out of neighbourhood policing have been echoed publicly in the past three months by the current head of counter-terrorism, Mark Rowley. Does the hon. Gentleman not accept that good neighbourhood policing—forming relationships, gathering intelligence and being the eyes and ears—is key to counter-terrorism?