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Rapists and paedophiles lost in London whilst on supervision

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in BlogshareShare
Nov
28

Tony Arbour

‘With 159 serious sex offenders wanted or missing in London alone¹, how many crooks have been ‘lost’ across the UK?’

63 serious sex offenders have gone completely missing in London, whilst on supervision.

Under “Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements” (MAPPA)², the national probation service, HM prison service and the Met are responsible for managing serious sexual and violent criminals, once they complete their sentence. However, the Met only holds data for sex offenders such as rapists and paedophiles.

A further 96 serious sex criminals are ‘wanted’ by police, mainly for breaching their notification requirements – failing to inform the police of details such as home address and passport details. In an FOI response, police say they ‘believe’ these 96 wanted offenders are living abroad in countries where sex offender legislation is perhaps not as robust.

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Clear Road Ahead

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in CampaignsshareShare
Nov
13

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One person killed or seriously injured by London’s buses every day

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Nov
13

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“Publish worst performing bus companies and routes quarterly”

Shocking figures reveal 1,889 people have been killed or seriously injured in an accident involving a London bus in the last five years¹.

In a new report ‘Clear Road Ahead: Bus collisions and the need for transparency’, GLA Conservatives transport spokesman, Richard Tracey, is urging transport bosses to publish the worst performing bus companies and routes on a quarterly basis.

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“Overcrowding test” vital for new housing in London

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Nov
12

Andrew-Boff
An overcrowding test must be applied to new housing developments in London, says Conservative London Assembly Member Andrew Boff.

Under the proposed changes, ‘overcrowding’ should become a key factor when planning decisions are made, and developers should specifically demonstrate how their new housing projects will address overcrowding in London.

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