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Local elections – polling blues or red faces?

Thursday May 5 is polling day across the country.  In Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the devolved administrations will all be up for election with their weird variations of proportional representation.  In London, Boris Johnson’s term ends and Londoners will … Continue reading

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No rehabilitation for Police & Crime Commissioner candidates

The BBC R4 Today programme and The Times have highlighted a sad injustice in the legislation establishing the Conservative flagship policy on Police & Crime Commissioners. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 provides for most convictions to become spent, enabling an … Continue reading

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