66k frontline workers punched, kicked, spat on, and even murdered

Over 400 attacks every week on doctors, nurses, cabbies and receptionists Wearable GPS ‘panic button’ technology would protect essential workers and slash the multi-million pound workplace violence bill   65,970 workers in the UK have been attacked whilst on duty in the last three years, working out at over 400 incidents every week.1 A new report “Risky Business: Protecting frontline workers from attack whilst on…

700k crooks with multiple convictions burdening our courts – 100k in London

· Nationally, half of these criminals have more than 10 previous convictions · ‘Mandatory training or education for first time prisoners will get people into jobs and out of criminality’ Courts in London are having to deal with tens of thousands of offenders who already have been convicted multiple times. FOI figures show 97,039 offenders with two or more previous convictions were yet again brought…

Government should pull the plug on failed £20m Davies Commission

London needs a globally competitive hub airport. In ruling out the Thames Estuary plans, the Davies Commission has just ruled out the only remaining option that fits the bill. In reality it is the Commission itself that should be scrapped. Building a new runway at Gatwick will simply just mean a bigger Gatwick. A third runway at Heathrow would cause misery for millions of Londoners…