Phi Wire Hand Picked Politics - Live

  • Claire Cohen | Fiona Woolf quits: Everyone has a social life. Did she really have to walk?

    • source icon
    • 18:22
  • So we were up 13 points in Rochester last week. Now up by 15. And our numbers ha...

    • source icon
    • 18:14
  • Anthony Wells | Survation poll in Rochester has UKIP lead growing to 15 points

    • source icon
    • 17:54
  • I see the search for an establishment figure to chair an investigation of the es...

    • source icon
    • 17:37
  • Open Europe blog team | On the EU budget the bad news just keeps on coming

    • source icon
    • 17:32
  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

Story Tracker

Select Story:

Vaz warns on police trust

Vaz warns on police trust
The public’s trust in policing is under threat after a “dangerous cocktail” of major incidents such as revelations about Hillsborough and the ongoing ‘Plebgate’ row, according to a senior MP.

Writing in the Sunday Express, Keith Vaz calls for a series of actions at this “defining moment” for policing, including the constitution of a Royal Commission, an annual meeting between the Prime Minister and police chiefs, and a “new Magna Carta” for policing.

The Government’s cuts to the police force, cited as a reason for worsening police morale by Mr Vaz, have not led to an increase in crime, Home Office figures released to the Sunday Times reveal today. The statistics show crime fell more than 10% in 19 of 43 police force areas.

Meanwhile a Mail on Sunday investigation found the number of police officers with second jobs has risen almost 20% to 23,000.

Speaking to Sky News this afternoon, Mr Vaz suggested that more front line police officers should face select committees.

Green Box: Vaz warns on police trustClick to open

+ Expand all - Collapse all

Recommended External Links

Full access for £22 a month...

PoliticsHome PRO Find out more