Victoria tells the Commissioner; “Let the public control police through an App!”

Today at the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee, Deputy Mayor Victoria Borwick asked the Commissioner to introduce a Smartphone app ‘Met Police Beat’ which allows you to follow, contact and rate your Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT). Commenting Victoria Borwick said, “This app could prove to be a ground-breaking way to re-connect communities with their local police.

MQT Question List: November 2012

The following are a list of the questions our group will be asking to the Mayor Boris Johnson at tomorrow’s Mayors Question Time (MQT).   It can be watched live online at 10am tomorrow (21 Nov 12) here http://www.london.gov.uk/who-runs-london/the-london-assembly/webcasts     Predictive crime mapping James Cleverly will be asking about predictive crime mapping as it could help London reduce crime by 30% using the same…

Richard Tracey urges the Government to pass tougher strike laws

Richard Tracey AM, the London Assembly Conservatives' Transport Spokesman has criticised ASLEF for threatening to strike on Boxing Day. Commenting Richard Tracey said: "Several years ago ASLEF urged their Members to sign up to a very generous new contract offer from TfL. This contract gave employees a big salary increase in return for being willing to sometimes work on bank holidays, including Boxing Day. This…