Westminster News

Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner welcomes new Policing and Crime Act

Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner, Matthew Barber, has welcomed the new Policing and Crime Act which received Royal Assent on 31 January 2017.

The new law enables important changes to the governance of fire and rescue services as well as introducing further reform to policing.

Responding to the refugee crisis

Yesterday the Prime Minister set out the Government's plans for the UK to take more refugees fleeing conflict in the Middle East and Africa.