28 May 2019Calls to the 101 police non-emergency number will be free from April 2020. The Home Office has announced that it will scrap the 15p charge and spend £5m a year to fund the phone service in the UK.
Legal News & Articles
28 May 2019Legal Article: There is no shortage of drivers intent on either simply driving without insurance cover or finding ways to try to get round the law. PNLD’s Chris Smith, draws on calls made to the Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) Police Helpline to examine some of the misconceptions that occur.
20 May 2019Some sections of the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 came in force on 16th May 2019. The most notable changes are the addition of a new weapon and device into section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968 (weapons subject to general prohibition).
20 May 2019In a speech at New Scotland Yard, home to the headquarters of counter-terrorism policing in the UK, the Home Secretary reasserted the UK’s leading international role in countering terrorism and keeping people safe from emerging threats.
13 May 2019Thousands of survivors fleeing abusive and violent relationships will receive greater protection thanks to a new package of support.
07 May 2019A study by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) suggests the increase in knife crime could be linked to cuts in youth service funding - which funds things such as youth clubs and youth workers - with areas suffering the largest falls showing the biggest rises in violence involving knives.