Knife crime up, violent crime up, car crime up, but police staffing down. We’ve all seen the consequences of the decision to underfund our local police.
It’s time for change in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
My vision for carbon-neutral policing across Hampshire:
Yesterday (29th January), a budget paper was passed at Hampshire's Police & Crime Panel supporting a proposed £15 annual increase in council tax funding.
Responding, I released a press statement, saying: "We live in a poorly funded area. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight police currently r...