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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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The police commissioners proposals have attracted controversy
May unveils £130m seismic shift in policing

By Peter Wozniak Theresa May has announced details of radical reforms to police organisation today, with the introduction of controversial police commissioners, but critics say the plans could cost £130 million. The new commissioners will replace police authorities by 2012 and have direct responsibility over budgets and strategy in a radical transfer of power. Coalition… Read more »

The new commissioners come into force in 2012
Police chiefs face 4-year wait to become commissioners

By staff Senior police officers will not be eligible to become the new elected commissioners without having a four-year ‘cooling off’ period, say MPs. The home affairs committee published its report on the controversial proposals to replace police authorities with directly elected commissioners today – and warned that whoever does move into the jobs… Read more »