Ian Shires

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Willenhall North Ward, Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Walsall MBC Learn more

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Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Yesterday Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Policy Committee on Home Affairs, Justice and Equalities, Tom Brake published ‘Trusted, Professional and Effective: British policing at its best’. It proposes a number of changes to police forces in England around three key areas, which will change the culture of police for the better: More trusted – […]

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The BBC issues a warning over scam email circulating

by Ian Shires on 8 February, 2012

The scam email which claims to be from the Daytime Television programme called “Heir Hunters” is being used to obtain personal information The email prompts users to respond with personal information such as full name, date of birth, address and telephone number. A warning posted on the BBC website reads “We have been informed that someone […]

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Fighting Anti Social Behaviour in Willenhall North

by Ian Shires on 5 February, 2012

Out on site visits Friday checking out anti social behaviour issues on Sneyd Park and Coppice Farm. Action plans being drawn up by all agencies involved. Other activity last week  in the battle against anti social behaviour across the North Willenhall area including Squires Grove and alleyway next to 284 Lichfield Road.

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Off to Planning Tonight

by Ian Shires on 2 February, 2012

I’m off to Walsall’s planning committee meeting tonight to speak in support of local residents to get the committee to refuse planning permission for yet another drinks outlet in New Invention; this time at the corner of Baynton Road with Essington Road. Hopefully it shouldn’t be too difficult a job. The local police support refusal, […]

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Liberal Democrat MP for Southwark and Bermondsey Simon Hughes is to meet Lord Henley, the Home Office Minister of State for Crime Prevention and Anti-Social Behaviour Reduction, to discuss ways to tackle the epidemic of metal theft in the UK. Metal theft crime has risen sharply in recent years and is now thought to cost […]

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