Monday, 29 June 2009

It will all end in tears

A couple of news stories made me think. One story centered around the fact that there is no money left in the 'pot' and as a result there will be cuts in the public sector. Including the police who may lose Officers from the frontline. (Although there will always be enough money to waste employers time in a recession by sending them false job applications to see if their recruiting policies are sound.)

The second was that some of the Officers on the G20 duty were untrained. Does this mean that they will recruit more Police so that there is enough manpower to allow more Officers to undergo regular and meaningful Public Order training? I am not holding my breath.

Saturday, 20 June 2009

A Gay Day (or a Pay Day)

Good luck to anyone who wants to march, but why does the NHS need to send their Paramedics ? The whole point of the march (I think) is that the participants want to be there, otherwise what is the point?
I am waiting for someone to decide that muslims are under represented on the march. Let's see someone try and pay them to go...