Scrap outer London parking limits as investigation shows lack of spaces

Three in ten new homes approved in Outer London since 2011 don’t have a parking space, according to new figures.¹ An investigation by GLA Conservative Steve O’Connell reveals that new suburban developments in the Capital have just 0.7 off-street parking spaces per home on average – Sutton has as little as 0.37 while Bromley has the most with 1.26 per home.¹ Scrapping parking limits from…

'Crime Museum Uncovered' will finally show Met's hidden history

This taxpayer funded collection has been locked up for too long. Putting it on display is a great step towards having it cover its costs, but also for the promotion of the Metropolitan Police. These artefacts show off decades of great policing, with the Met solving some of the world’s most notorious crimes. An exhibition will increase public engagement, which could help with recruitment and…

Reporting rape on cash machines could detect up to 28k sex crimes in London

More than 38 rape incidents are going unreported every day in London¹, according to a new report. FOI data from the Met police shows 6,976 recorded rape incidents in the last two years (2012 and 2013) – 570 victims were male while 6,406 were female¹. However, victims did not report a further estimated 27,904 serious sex crimes (80 per cent) to police in the same…