Jeremy Rowe

Cornwall Councillor for the Parishes of Egloshayle, St Breock, St Ervan, St Eval, St Issey, St Mabyn & St Tudy Learn more

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Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Jury Service

by Jeremy Rowe on 18 September, 2010

I’ve just finished (I think) a few days’ Jury Service at the Crown Court in Truro. When I first mentioned to a few friends that I had been called up the instant response of most was to tell me a variety of ways in which I could legitimately absent myself from this civic duty and […]

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As has been widely reported, a Conservative Councillor from the west of Cornwall is the subject of a Police investigation following allegations of sexual assault. It is right and proper that this inquiry is allowed to take its course before anyone makes any pronouncements on the Councillor’s guilt or innocence, not least because we don’t […]

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Plans for directly elected ‘Police Chiefs’ have been making the news again this week. The new Home Secretary, Theresa May has reaffirmed her commitment to an idea which appears to have a certain degree of consensus among the political parties. The theory is that if your local ‘Sheriff’ (for want of a better word) is […]

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One Chance for Change

by Jeremy Rowe on 25 April, 2010

More than any other, this election has been the one in which the candidates have all talked about change. But what are the political parties really offering? Labour have the hardest job trying to sell the idea of ‘change’ to a weary electorate. Gordon Brown looks to have run out of steam, and their position […]

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Closer links with the Police Authority

by Jeremy Rowe on 9 March, 2010

This morning I attended a meeting of the Council’s Communities Committee, of which I am a member. This is a broad-ranging committee, as can be seen from the wide selection of topics on today’s agenda: Crime and Disorder, Fire and Rescue, Gypsies and Travellers, Housing and Homelessness and One Stop Shops. The first item involved […]

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