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Labour: Jack Dromey MP, Labour's Shadow Police Minister, responding to the police grant settlement, said: "This statement confirms a real terms cut of £415 million on top of cuts to policing that have already seen 16,000 police officer... Continue to article
Jack Dromey MP, Labour's Shadow Policing Minister, responding to today's Government announcement on police complaints, said: "A strong and independent complaints machinery is essential to root out wrongdoing and bad practice, upholding th... Continue to article
A press release from Labour: Responding to information that suspected criminals are being freed on bail because there is not enough room in overcrowded prisons across London, Jack Dromey MP, Shadow Minister of State for Policing: "The ... Continue to article
A press release from Jack Dromey MP: In response to comments from Anthony Stansfeld, Tory Police & Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley Jack Dromey, Shadow Policing Minister, said: "Theresa May's unsustainable slashing of police bu... Continue to article
Jack Dromey has "unreservedly" apologised to the House of Commons after being reprimanded for failing to declare almost £30,000 in payments from trade union Unite.
Upon his election as an MP in June 2010, the Labour MP had indicated he was no longer receiving a salary from his previous post as deputy general secretary of Unite, but the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards found he had continued to work for the union, receiving £28,000 in pay. In its report, the Standards and Privileges Committee said Mr Dromey had made a "serious" error.
Mr Dromey told the House: "Notwithstanding that the Commissioner found, and the Committee noted, that the breaches were unintentional, I want to apologise unreservedly to the House, and I will in future fully abide by the rules of the House."
Ed Miliband has given one third of junior shadow roles to new MPs. High profile appointments include Chuka Umunna, Jack Dromey and former TV journalist Gloria de Piero.
Labour has accused the supermarket chain Tesco of being an "almighty conglomerate" which abuses its market power to dominate small towns at the expense of small business, the Guardian reports. Labour is calling on the Government to confront Tesco, with Shadow Local Government Minister Jack Dromey saying: "It is simply not right that you can have one almighty conglomerate using its market power at the expense of the high street, and other retailers, particularly small struggling retailers".
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