Home Secretary: Government is committed to tackling violence against women
Home Secretary Priti Patel said the Government was committed to tackling violence against women at the highest level as she announced an independent review is to be carried out into the Metropolitan's Police's handling of the Sarah Everard vigil.
Police officers should not face “trial by social media”, the Home Secretary has said as she backed calls to publish more body-worn video footage of incidents.In a speech to the annual Police Federation of England and Wales conference, Priti Patel said “transparency is vital” and supported plans to try to counter “highly selective, and misleading, video clips uploaded on to social media”.
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Home Secretary Priti Patel pledged wholesale reform of the UK’s “broken” immigration system as she unveiled plans for a “fully digital border” within five years.In a keynote speech on Monday, Ms Patel vowed to deliver a system that works for the “law-abiding majority” and against those who seek to “abuse our hospitality and generous spirit”.She also launched the US-style Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA), which requires visitors to the UK to obtain an electronic permit before travelling.
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Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy has said that she doesn't 'know who to believe' after former Number 10 aide Dominic Cummings and Home Secretary Priti Patel gave contradictory descriptions of government decision making in the early stages of the pandemic over the weekend. Cummings is due to give evidence to a joint parliamentary committee on Wednesday. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A police officer has accepted responsibility for killing Sarah Everard, a court heard.Pc Wayne Couzens, 48, appeared at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, when he pleaded guilty to the kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard.
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Demonstrations against gender-based violence and police brutality have swept London since March, when 33-year-old Sarah Everard was killed and a police officer was arrested on suspicion of her murder. CNN’s Nina dos Santos goes inside a female-led movement that is fighting for women’s rights and battling against a new crime bill that would place further restrictions on protests.
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Home Secretary Priti Patel has backed the Metropolitan Police after Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) supported their handling of the Sarah Everard vigil..