Tag Archive for Police and Social Responsibility Bill

Police Bill

Lord Soley

Despite the Government defeat on a key part of the Bill we continued the debate yesterday even though the Bill has had a central part removed. An important debate took place on the relationship between local authorities and the Police. I am concerned that we will drift back to the situation that we had in…

Government defeats

Lord Norton

As Lord Knight has reported – and indeed as have several newspapers today – the Government suffered a significant defeat last night on the Police and Social Responsibility Bill.  This was the second defeat in two days.  The previous day, it lost an important amendment on the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill.  These bring to 16 the…