Broken Britain & Policing

Where are the Black Queer presenters?

A few months ago I had a meeting with two BBC producers about a new television series called Queer Britain. I was invited to the meeting after various communication to talk about intersectionality, like being both black and gay. I initially thought the series was going to be truly diverse, but left the chat somewhat puzzled. The producers contacted me to…

Good Cop(s) ~v~ Bad Cop

I saw this image by the cartoonist Matt Davies earlier, and it really struck me as being poignant. Having served as a police officer myself for some 11 years in Britain’s two biggest police forces, it is sad that the majority of good cops do not stand up to the bad cops which allows corruption and the…

ONE of Labour’s problems …

As a British political party, Labour “is” out of touch with many of those it seeks to represent. Yesterday, I read that Labour had been defeated at the UK Parliament in the Bedroom Tax debate. The Conservatives and “Liberal Democrats” together, chose to keep the controversial tax which restricts the amount of housing benefit that council…