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It's not the economy, stupid!
The following is a guest post by the Rev Dr Peter Mullen, Hon. Chaplain of The Freedom Association.
The heart is always gladdened when someone in authority makes a definite and determined statement. So congratulations are in order for Sadiq Khan, mayor of London, who stated in his election manifesto of 2016:
“I shall challenge gang culture and knife crime head on.”
Well said, Sir! So how’s he doing at the end of his first year in office?
Homicides in London rose by 27.1%. Youth homicides increased by 70%. Serious youth violence is up 19%. Robbery up 33.4%, while home burglaries rose by 18.7%.
That’s a remarkable increase in serious offences of all sorts. But there’s more…Read more