Legal News & Articles

Non-emergency 101 calls to become free

28 May 2019

Calls 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 Article: But I thought I was covered to drive!

28 May 2019

Legal 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.

Home Secretary speech on counter-terrorism

20 May 2019

In 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.

Knife crime linked to cuts in youth services

07 May 2019

A 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.