Policing plan puts victims at the heart

Prioritising the needs of crime victims and building a genuinely inclusive culture are part of a new policing plan announced by the City of London Corporation’s Police Authority Board. The Police Authority will work with the City of London Police to “create a culture of inclusion and equity that attracts, retains, promotes and supports a diverse range of talent” and “provides an effective service to all of our communities.”

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Preventing homelessness and rough sleeping

Last week I joined the first meeting of the City Corporation’s new homelessness and rough sleeping sub committee – important timing as we start preparing for the winter. Together with Alderman Luder I represent the Police Committee on this sub committee and I had the privilege to be elected as deputy chair under the leadership of my colleague Cllr Marianne Fredricks.

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The City: Beyond Financial Services – Education

The City of London is best known as a global centre for financial and professional services – and rightly so. But there is so much more to the City. This year I will use a series of posts on my blog to highlight how the City makes a difference to our communities in London and beyond. Starting with something very close to my heart: education.

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