Friday, July 18, 2014

Theresa May writes on tackling crime

Home Secretary Theresa May writes ...

We want to make Britain an even safer place to live, work and raise a family.

Parents want to be sure their children are safe, pensioners want to feel secure in their neighbourhoods, and people deserve to be protected so they can work hard and get on in life.

Under Labour, the police were bogged down with too much paperwork, meaning cases were often not dealt with and the victims of crime neglected. People didn't feel safe on the streets.

But thanks to our action plan to tackle crime, and the hard work of police officers, crime is now down by more than 10% since 2010.

We need everyone in the country to get behind our plan - so please add your name today.

Our action plan to tackle crime is helping to give people greater security by:
  1. Freeing the police to fight crime by cutting red tape and scrapping unnecessary targets
  2. Giving criminals tougher sentences so communities are protected and justice is done
  3. Giving the police the powers they need to tackle criminals, using the latest tools and techniques
  4. Stopping people from becoming criminals by tackling the root causes of crime
  5. Making the police answer to the community to help drive down crime in your area
Show your support today and let's carry on making Britain a safer place for hardworking families.

Theresa May
Home Secretary

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