Policy & Politics

Reform of the emergency services

Reform of the emergency services

The Coalition Government, through the Home Office, has led an extensive programme of police reform.  Whilst the reforms seemed initially to increase the complexity of the policing…

Nato 2% target

Nato 2% target

Ahead of the NATO Summit being held in the UK next week, the PM has written to the other NATO leaders setting out five priorities…

Security Sector – Summer Reading List

Security Sector – Summer Reading List

As the summer holidays begin, I thought I would suggest a short and topical “reading list” for those interested in the security sector,  Each item…

“Dude, where’s my inflation?”

“Dude, where’s my inflation?”

Tomas Hirst at Piera has posted a thoughtful, if modestly technical, piece on the UK’s productivity puzzle. Tomas suggests that there are essentially two reasons why…

Review of DFID Framework Agreements

Review of DFID Framework Agreements

The Department for International Development (DFID) is undertaking a review of its Framework Agreements.  DFID is seeking supplier input to feed into a new strategy…

What will digital police forces look like?

What will digital police forces look like?

Recently, the College of Policing wrote to all Chief Constables and PCCs, the Policing Minister and HMIC about digital capabilities.  A new College of Policing report describes what a…