Amber Rudd accused of sitting on report from critical inquiry into deaths in police custody

Community and human rights groups have called on Amber Rudd to announce when a report into deaths in policy custody will be released, after it passed its deadline last summer. There is still no official date for the report’s release, … Continue reading Amber Rudd accused of sitting on report from critical inquiry into deaths in police custody

Jeremy Corbyn greeted by thousands of supporters in Amber Rudd’s “ultra-marginal” constituency of Hastings

Jeremy Corbyn has targeted Amber Rudd’s constituency today in his first day of national campaigning since the election, after she was elected with a tiny 346 vote majority. It is estimated that up to 3,000 people attended, chanting “Oh Jeremy … Continue reading Jeremy Corbyn greeted by thousands of supporters in Amber Rudd’s “ultra-marginal” constituency of Hastings

A review into the funding of extremism and radicalisation reported in 2016 still not made public

Caroline Lucas of the Green Party has written to the Home Office asking whether the Department’s report on foreign funding of extremism and radicalisation in the UK would be made public. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Prime Minister Theresa … Continue reading A review into the funding of extremism and radicalisation reported in 2016 still not made public

Amber Rudd will “not rush to release extra money” to “stretched” police force

Amber Rudd admits the past three months, which has seen multiple terror attacks in the UK, have left police resources pulled “very tight”. Amber Rudd said an emergency counter-terrorism plan could not continue “indefinitely” but added that she would not … Continue reading Amber Rudd will “not rush to release extra money” to “stretched” police force

Counter-terrorism policing network is not able to operate at full strength

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley has written to Home Secretary Amber Rudd warning that the counter-terrorism policing network was not able to operate at “full strength”, according to the BBC. “The demand for increasing numbers of detectives in areas such as … Continue reading Counter-terrorism policing network is not able to operate at full strength

UN Human Rights Council says Prevent is “inherently flawed” but Amber Rudd & Home Office disagree

A UN Human Rights Council has criticised the UK government’s “Prevent” scheme. The counter-terror strategy is “about safeguarding people and communities from the threat of terrorism” by: Supporting people who are at risk of being drawn into terrorist or extremist … Continue reading UN Human Rights Council says Prevent is “inherently flawed” but Amber Rudd & Home Office disagree