The Truth About IPP Sentences

Government loses more court battles over IPP & CRB checks

Government loses more court battles over IPP & CRB checks

TheOpinionSite.org can report that the UK government has been heavily criticised by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in two major rulings this week involving IPP sentences. The government lost both cases, Downing Street has not made a statement and needless to say, the tabloid press have not reported the story. This follows the…

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Police powers increase as MPs declare IPCC useless

Police powers increase as MPs declare IPCC useless

As the police continue to become more powerful, Britain’s police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has been slated in an influential Parliamentary report that accuses the IPCC of being overloaded with cases, leaving cases un-investigated, of having no real power and of too often using former policemen as supposedly “independent” investigators. Meanwhile, the Association…

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Cameron heading for disaster over EU policing measures

Cameron heading for disaster over EU policing measures

David Cameron’s intention to pull out of EU policing measures is likely to cause him great difficulty. However, TheOpinionSite.org  hopes that the prime minister has the guts to see it through if it means getting rid of the horrendously unjust European Arrest Warrant. The ever weaker prime minister is having his more sensitive parts twisted…

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Are the British really a nation of sex offenders?

Are the British really a nation of sex offenders?

After the report into the apparent sexual offending of Jimmy Savile, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kier Starmer, has effectively announced that the prosecution of those accused of sexual offences against children is to be made even easier by further lowering the bar – or ’level of proof’ – required before police can be authorised…

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Public confidence in Britain’s police at all time low

Public confidence in Britain’s police at all time low

Recent revelations about the dishonest behaviour of Britain’s police are causing many members of the public to doubt the integrity and trustworthiness of officers. Hillsborough, revelations in the Leveson inquiry, inappropriate relations between the police and the press and the latest apparent dishonesty of police officers in the Andrew Mitchell affair (“Plebgate”) are causing people…

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