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Schools must collect data on immigrant children from autumn

The Department of Education is asking all children in schools in England to bring their passports and birth certificates to prove their nationality and country of birth. The Government’s reason for this is to investigate “education tourism“. Schools are required check on nationality status each term. Parents can declare that

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The Young Leader for Safer Cities Programme 2015

YLfSC -can you help? The Young Leaders for Safer Cities (YLfSC) is delivered over a total of 100 hours of study for young people currently in year 9, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The programme is aimed at creating young leaders who will advocate change in local communities to

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Taser In Our Community

Last week the Police Federation of England and Wales(PFEW) held a poll whereby a majority of officers who responded voted for police officers to have the option to carry a taser gun. Whilst it is acknowledged that society is changing and that officers are exposed to increased risks, it must

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The Howard Legacy

The issues that the Carol Howard case have raised will continue to plague the Met and Policing nationally until the powers that be grip the direct and indirect problems that impact on Race. Diversity is being eroded with the onset of austerity. Now is not the time to mainstream Race

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Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience, 1950s – 1990s

Woman’s Forum presents “Staying Power is an important exhibition featuring photographs drawn from the V&A’s collection. From documentary to portraiture to staged allegorical photographs, Staying Power documents experiences from post-World War II through to the 1990s, covering topics from mass migration to hip-hop fashions of south London.” Admission is Free!!  To obtain further

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Woman’s Forum

‘Woman’s Forum’ Presents…Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience, 1950s – 1990s on Sunday 8th, February, 2015. Venue: Black Cultural Archives 1 Windrush Square, Brixton SW2 1EF (3-5 minute walk from Brixton tube and rail station). Please arrive at 3.00pm “Staying Power is an important exhibition featuring photographs drawn from the V&A’s

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Met’s First Black Female Assistant Commissioner

A SCOTTISH-BORN black woman who joined London police over 27 years ago has risen to one of the force’s most senior positions. The Metropolitan Police confirmed Patricia Gallan has been elevated to assistant commissioner for specialist crime and operations, leaving her current post as deputy assistant commissioner for specialist operations

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Changes to the police disciplinary system

This written ministerial statement was laid in Parliament on 18 November 2014 in the House of Commons by Theresa May and in the House of Lords by Lord Bates of Langbaurgh. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Theresa May): On 22 July, I informed the House that I intended

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