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The media last week was full of speculation and comment about police officers going on strike. But as usual, most of the coverage was little more than journalistic dross. Emotive and sensational headlines designed to provoke opinion and/or heated debate. Initially it probably achieved its aim however, public interest in the topic was mostly short-lived…
The Police Federation of England and Wales media release said that their national committee had voted “unanimously to hold a ballot of its membership on the question of whether police officers want full industrial rights.” Details of a rally in central London prior to the Police Federation’s annual conference in May was also planned. This was “to highlight the unprecedented attack on policing by this government and the consequences that these cuts will have for public safety” (see here).
British police officers angry with the coalition government’s plans to cut jobs and freeze pay will vote on whether they…
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Thanks for the reblog
You are welcome. The world’s gone mad and I rather cherish the sanity of your writing. I plat golf with an ACPO who is probably more in despair about the outfit than us.
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