Yet another way the Tories are making life so much less safe than before they conned their way into power!
When the government broke its own rules to put troops on British streets in the aftermath of the terror attacks to fill gaps in police cover, the SKWAWKBOX exclusively revealed that Theresa May had authorised the deployment of troops before the official start of Operation Temperer – and that she and her Home Secretary Amber Rudd had stripped a UK anti-extremism unit bare in order to release resources for Brexit.
Theresa May put us all at risk in her pursuit of the Tories ideological and counterproductive agenda.
In 2010, England and Wales had 143,737 police officers. According to the Home Office ‘Police Workforce Data’ published in July, we now have 123,142.
Che Donald, the national lead on firearms, tasers and police mental health for the Police Federation of England and Wales, looked at these numbers and translated them into a shocking graphic:
The loss in police numbers…
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