"Wait until your own crimes catch up with you", was the general sentiment. Boris Johnson has promised the wider use of public “chain gangs” to tackle yobs as he defended his approach to law and order in the face of police anger over a pay freeze.
Boris Johnson says ‘fluorescent-jacketed chain gangs’ will tackle anti-social behaviour BORIS Johnson promised the wider use of public “chain gangs” to tackle anti-social behaviour as he defended his approach to law and order in the face of police anger over a pay freeze. The Prime Minister, launching the Government’s Beating Crime Plan, said people should be able to identify those who have been sentenced to community service for anti-social behaviour carrying out their punishment.
Boris Johnson's carefully choreographed 'Beating Crime' announcement is just a precursor of post-Covid politics
The Prime Minister wants to move on from the pandemic with a batch of new and reheated announcements on criminal justice – but his plans are already coming under heavy fire. Boris Johnson emerges from his self-isolation today and will head straight out on the road to announce his big plan on 'Beating Crime'.
Photo: Simone Castrovillari -- Theresa May hailed Tom Dean for his ‘spectacular performance’ on Tuesday morning, saying the 21-year-old’s victory in the men’s 200m freestyle has done Maidenhead proud. Dean won gold with a time of 1.44.22s, a new British record, holding off teammate Duncan Scott who finished just 0.04s behind for the silver medal.
Stop and search powers for police are set to be boosted under Boris Johnson’s new plans to tackle crime in the UK. The Prime Minister’s new strategy will include a permanent relaxing of conditions on the use of Section 60 stop and search powers whereby officers can search someone without reasonable grounds in an area where serious violence is expected.
Kit Malthouse says there are few other options but to make officers’ wider powers permanent The policing minister has defended plans to ease restrictions on stop and search powers for police, saying there is no feasible alternative if knife crime is to be tackled. Amid alarm from campaigners at the permanent relaxation of section 60 powers for police in England and Wales to search anyone for a weapon if they have “reasonable grounds” to think they are involved in crime, Kit Malthouse said there were few other options.
The Prime Minister will use his first day after leaving self-isolation to detail his new Beating Crime Plan Stop and search powers for police are set to be permanently enhanced under Boris Johnson ’s new strategy to tackle crime. The Prime Minister will use his first day out of self-isolation after coming into contact with a positive Covid case to detail the new Beating Crime Plan.
TWO years have passed since Boris Johnson became leader of the Conservative Party and the Prime Minister of the UK, an eventuality which I distinctly remember being laughed off by Better Together during the 2014 independence referendum campaign as “nationalist scaremongering”, along with the possibility that Scotland might be taken out of the European Union against its will.
Blanket powers strengthened despite disproportionate impact on black communities Boris Johnson has defended controversial new stop and search powers as a “kind and loving” way to get knives and guns off the streets. So-called “Section 60” powers, which allow police to search in an area without having reasonable grounds for suspicion against an individual, will be made permanent as part of the “Beating Crime” plan unveiled on Tuesday.
Dominic Cummings, the man Johnson fired last year after a No 10 power struggle, was engaged in a marathon pitched battle on Twitter yesterday afternoon. The storm followed a BBC podcast in which Lord Barwell, Theresa May’s former chief of staff, rejected Cummings’ suggestion that the Northern Ireland protocol was ‘opaque’, as nonsense.
Boris Johnson is not a true conservative in the style of either One Nation Tory Benjamin Disraeli or Margaret Thatcher – Alastair Stewart
A friend of mine will never forgive 'The Tories'. He is resolute that the party's politicians are evil and its members are sycophantic hagiographers. Boris Johnson and co could cure every disease going, and they'd still be vilified. What's frustrating is he won't acknowledge the number of Conservatives who do not recognise their party.
As Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, David Lidington was Theresa May’s deputy during her tortuous, failed negotiations with the EU on Brexit. He quit after nine years, before Boris Johnson could sack him in his first Cabinet reshuffle, leaving Parliament at the last election.
NIGEL Farage claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson is only in a job because of his own efforts to set up the Brexit Party and win big at the European elections. Speaking to GB News on Sunday, Mr Farage added how the Prime Minister's father Stanley Johnson even "thanked" him for putting his son in power following Prime Minister Theresa May's catastrophic fall from grace.
HOPES that Theresa May may become Nato's next secretary general have been dashed over Britain's handling of the Northern Ireland issue, Nato sources indicated last night. “Until this mess over Northern Ireland is sorted out, the consensus is that we can dismiss any hope of a UK candidate getting the job,“ said an alliance source last night.
WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE fans couldn't understand why a contestant took the money even though he was given the right answer. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire was back with a brand new episode on Saturday night and Jeremy Clarkson was back in the hosting chair.
The woke brigade's power peaked under Theresa May. There is hope of pushing back The left's attempts to erase history and infiltrate British institutions can be reversed, says Charles Moore in the latest episode of Off Script, a new Telegraph video podcast. Moore tells Steven Edginton why all is not lost, and why woke culture might even be helping the Right.
I'll never be a Tory, but it would be nice to have a PM that wasn't a man who has proved to be a liar, ditherer and incompetent, says Paul Routledge Let's play the game of “What If?” What if Jeremy Hunt had beaten Boris Johnson in the Conservative leadership contest of July 2019?
What are plans for Covid-19 case rises? Watford General Hospital According to Theresa May when she was Home Secretary, the first priority of government is the safety and security of its citizens. Notwithstanding this, the administration has abandoned its citizens to Covid-19 and come down heavily in favour of industry.