Results 141–160 of 4000 for metropolitan policy

Preserving Heritage and Statues in Cities (7 Jun 2021)

Rupa Huq: ..., is gone. The Culture Secretary vowed in his most recent interviews to have more statues erected to unspecified British heroes, blocking what he sees as a kind of Britain-hating, statue-toppling metropolitan bubble that controls cultural institutions. He wants to replace it with red wall voters in the latest “war on the woke”—or front, battle, cultural cleansing or whatever we call...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Tackling illegal drug related crime: Tackling illegal drug related crime (7 Jun 2021)

Sadiq Khan: The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) have been using innovative new enforcement tactics. For example, through Operation Venetic, which identified criminal networks through encrypted phones, there have been 257 arrests, 1083kg of Class A and 616kg of Class B drugs have been recovered and disruptions to criminal networks. Another example is the MPS’s work to reduce harm and prevent drug...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Serving Metropolitan Police Service officers with far right links: Serving Metropolitan Police Service officers with far right links (31 May 2021)

Caroline Russell: Will you commit to reviewing Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) recruitment policies so no one with links to any far-right or proscribed terrorist organisations could be considered for employment?

Written Answers — Home Office: Crime: Hornsey and Wood Green (20 May 2021)

Kit Malthouse: ...London VRU, covering all London boroughs. £136.5 million, over three years (2018 – 2021), has also been allocated to the same 18 police forces to fund a surge in police operational activity. The Metropolitan Police Service have been allocated £42,547,955 of this funding. In addition we have invested £200 million in early intervention and prevention support initiatives over 10 years to...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (17 May 2021)

Baroness Stroud: ...a levelling-up White Paper that will set out bold new interventions to improve livelihoods and opportunities throughout the UK. This is a crucial agenda to pursue, but how do we know what policies will deliver the levelling up that we seek? How are the Government defining levelling up? How are they measuring success or identifying what levers need to be pulled, and in which communities?...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (13 May 2021)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: ...holds it in a democracy—the people—took place in the general election in December of that year”. The Prime Minister asserts that he heads the people’s Government against the disaffected metropolitan liberal elite, to which Nicola Sturgeon replies that she represents the people of Scotland on 48% of those who voted there—a higher percentage than that which voted Conservative...

Levelling-up Fund: Rother Valley (13 May 2021)

Luke Hall: ...have set out a clear commitment to unlock economic prosperity across all parts of the country. Our landmark White Paper on levelling up will be published later this year. That will lay out bold new policies that will improve opportunity, support businesses and high streets and boost livelihoods across the country, including of course in Rother Valley. Levelling up is about providing the...

British Meat and Dairy Products: Online Scams: Consumer Protection (28 Apr 2021)

Victoria Atkins: ...Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit, which is a police unit that targets and disrupts credit card fraud and demonstrates the collaboration between UK Finance, the City of London police, the Metropolitan police and the Home Office. It is also working to help online companies take advantage of its services, in particular on the pernicious ways fraudsters are opening up their fraud—for...

Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime: Asians (28 Apr 2021)

Apsana Begum: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her Department's policy is on the use of the term Oriental by the Metropolitan Police in reference to hate crimes against people from East and South East Asia; and whether her Department plans to review the use of that term.

Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy - Motion to Take Note (22 Apr 2021)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: ...from the global reputation of the BBC, our world-class universities and the quality of our cultural life. It also underlines and emphasises the importance of integrating domestic and external policies. In domestic politics, however, Ministers are hostile to the BBC and dismiss and condemn university teachers, artists and writers as the core of the despised metropolitan liberal elite....

Waste Incinerators (24 Mar 2021)

Rebecca Pow: ...waste. I am pleased to say that today we launched the consultation, which is a big moment in moving us in the right direction. For clarity, I reiterate that it was the Labour-run City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council that granted planning permission back in 2017. The council sends 58.4% of its collected and managed waste for incineration, which is interesting. I will now talk...

Outer London Congestion Charge — [Ms Christina Rees in the Chair] (23 Mar 2021)

Elliot Colburn: ...up to £1,000 a year. That is not to mention the hit that it could have on the economy and our public services. As we heard from my hon. Friend the Member for Orpington (Gareth Bacon), 51% of Metropolitan police officers live outside London. Who on earth would pay to cross the border to go shopping in constituencies such as mine when they could look elsewhere in Surrey without being...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: HS2 6 monthly report to Parliament (23 Mar 2021)

Andrew Stephenson: begin this summer. Budget 2021 announced £50m of funding to develop transport proposals around Birmingham Interchange. This will be matched by £45m of funding from Arden Cross Ltd and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council. This will support the goal of the West Midlands Combined Authority, by reconfiguring planned car parking at the regional hub station, releasing 28 hectares of land...

Questions to the Mayor of London — The Public Order Act 1936: The Public Order Act 1936 (18 Mar 2021)

Peter Whittle: ...streets in black uniforms and stab vests. As you will be aware, the Public Order Act 1936 prohibits the wearing of paramilitary and political uniforms in this country. I am assuming that the senior Metropolitan Police officer in charge that day was also aware of this law. However, I feel that once again the police are sending out the signal that laws will be enforced differently for...

Release under Investigation: Metropolitan Police (16 Mar 2021)

Sir David Amess: I beg to move, That this House has considered the use of Release Under Investigation by the Metropolitan Police. Since the Policing and Crime Act 2017 was introduced by the Government in April 2017, there has been a substantial use of suspects being released under investigation, more commonly known as RUI, by police forces around the country, with the Metropolitan police the heaviest users...

Questions to the Mayor of London — MPS Objection: MPS Objection (16 Mar 2021)

Sadiq Khan: The Hammersmith and Fulham Policing and Crime Commission recommended that the Independent Advisory Group be retained, and that Ward Panels be disbanded. The Metropolitan Police Service’s response to the Commission's recommendations were published as part of the local authority’s report to the Hammersmith and Fulham Community Safety and Environment Policy and Accountability Committee in...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Operation Midland: Operation Midland (16 Mar 2021)

Sadiq Khan: The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has stated on a number of occasions it is truly sorry for the harm caused by the mistakes made in Operation Midland. The Henriques Review, the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation and the follow up review by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary, Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) led to a number of recommendations for the...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Drone use by the Metropolitan Police Service: Drone use by the Metropolitan Police Service (16 Mar 2021)

Siân Berry: Has the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) used drones to monitor gatherings of Londoners in the last twelve months? Could you provide details of the legal basis, safety policies and risk assessments, and the policies for image collection and retention for any such uses.

Questions to the Mayor of London — Metropolitan Police Service London residency criteria and key worker homes: Metropolitan Police Service London residency criteria and key worker homes (16 Mar 2021)

Siân Berry: As announced in your new policing Action Plan, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS): “will imminently re-introduce the London residency criteria for most new recruits.” Have these criteria now been re-introduced, and what work is your office, MOPAC and the MPS doing specifically to support new affordable homes for key workers including police officers, to support this policy?

Policing and Prevention of Violence against Women (15 Mar 2021)

Priti Patel: ...mandatory for all standard determinate sentences, regardless of whether the offender had been convicted of a violent or sexual offence. The Bill that the House will debate later will reverse that policy. The right hon. Gentleman said that there is no specific mention of women in the Bill. That is another accusation that I reject, primarily because it is a criminal law and sentencing Bill,...

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