The Home Secretary has today written to David Anderson QC after he agreed to provide independent assurance of the internal reviews by MI5 and the police into the recent terror attacks in London and Manchester.
Media coverage relating to the Home Office today focuses on the announcements made during the Queen's Speech. There has also been further coverage of funding for the Metropolitan Police and of the Grenfell Fire tower.
There are a number of remarks in the press and running on broadcast media that suggest that the Metropolitan Police’s budget will be cut by £400million. The Government is not reducing the Metropolitan Police’s budget by £400 million. Police spending …
Today’s Home Office related news includes the arrest of Indian businessman Vijay Mallya, who is facing extradition to India, and comments made by the Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick around her priorities for the force.
The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, has written for Police Oracle to thank the police for their bravery and professionalism following the attacks in Westminster. She also pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer who gave his life to keep others safe.
Cressida Dick will be the next Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced today (Wednesday, 22 February).