“Crime is down 41% since the SNP came to office; my constituents are safer because of the Scottish Government’s ambitious and proactive approach to justice.”
“Businesses that deal in cash are especially vulnerable because there appears to be increase in break-ins surrounding those types of businesses.”
England and Wales Police Federation Chief praises Scottish pay rise while bashing Tory response in rest of UK
John Apter the chairman of The Police Federation for England and Wales has praised the SNP’s decision to give officers North of the Border a 6.5% pay rise. At the same time he has accused the Westminster Government for showing “contempt” to Police officers in England and Wales.
“Depriving someone of their liberty is an extremely serious issue and custodies must be held in appropriate facilities.
Police numbers in Scotland show an increase of 1,015 FTE police officers
There are 224 Police officers and staff affected by the decision.
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice must take urgent action following this report
John Finnie moved an amendment, “Limitation on redeployment of constables,”
In order to effectively chair an important public body it is vital that you hold the confidence of parliament.”