Fears over politicisation of forces fuelled revolt by officers and councils
Boris Johnson plans to make almost £1bn of cost savings during the next 3 years
Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke has warned that plans to overhaul how police forces are held accountable are ‘very dangerous to society’ and will ‘destroy’ efforts to tackle crime.
Schools have been banned from examining children’s birth certificates or photographs under new rules designed to stop middle-class pupils dominating places.
Boris Johnson and the Conservatives favour more local political control over chief constables and police forces – not to mention Sir Ian Blair, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. But what of governing the capital itself? Attempts to regulate London are almost as old as the city. The post of mayor was created in the 12th […]
Localis and Policy Exchange yesterday launched their Million Vote Mandate report, looking at the big issues which the Mayor is going to face in his first term
For the first time in eight years, London politics is a blank canvas. Andrew Gilligan writes in the Evening Standard on what this will mean
This is an edited version of an article appearing in The Million Vote Mandate, a report published by Policy Exchange and Localis
James Morris, Chief Executive of Localis and Director of the London Policy Institute, looks at what Boris’ priorities should be as mayor
Councils are facing up to the austerity challenge in new and innovative ways. Getting rid of unnecessary EU red tape would help too