Isle of Wight MP thanked by Chancellor for championing the Police

The Chancellor thanked Bob Seely MP for championing the police and police resourcing.

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Isle of Wight Conservative MP, Bob Seely has welcomed Chancellor Sajid Javid’s announcement on Wednesday (4th September), that there is to be a rise in the number of police officers.

In his speech Mr Javid announced a 6.3% increase in Home Office spending – the biggest increase in 15 years.

Mr Javid went on to say that £750 million would be made available to fund the first year of the government’s plan to recruit 20,000 new police officers with an extra £45m this year to enable the first 2,000 officers to be in place by end of March.

Bob thanked for championing police resourcing
The Chancellor thanked Bob for championing the police and police resourcing.

In response to the announcement Bob said:

“As part of campaign for more resources for the Island, I’ve been working to get more funding for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police.

“I’m glad that this was recognised by the Chancellor as he announced more money for more police officers.

“Thank you to IW police for their important work.”


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Friday, 6th September, 2019 3:53pm

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Jenny Smart

Oh please, give us a break!

Steve Goodman

Co-incidentally(?), today Bob’s bitter boss Boris (whose brother Jo had just joined the rising number of conspicuous cons with a conscience) was the subject of formal complaints for his hijacking of police cadets for some “naked electioneering” (during which we saw him die on his feet before his reference to dying in a ditch).

Steve Goodman
‘Bracknell MP thanked by thousands for championing people above party.’ The day before prorogation u-turners Bob and ex big banker Saj were busy bigging up the overdue reversal of some con cuts which had predictable adverse consequences, principled Bracknell MP Dr Phillip Lee very visibly quit the cons after 27 years because of the party’s recent take-over by the truly nasty. Dr Lee says that his decision… Read more »
Steve Goodman

Further evidence that reversal of the cons cuts to policing can’t come soon enough was provided by the need to respond to yesterday’s violence in London, seemingly caused by some particularly nasty no-deal supporters apparently angered by other opinions of more moderate citizens.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/07/anti-brexit-protesters-decry-johnsons-coup-in-london-and-leeds