Home Secretary impressed by East End cops after Isle of Dogs visit

HOME secretary Alan Johnson MP visited the Isle of Dogs this morning to hear first-hand from residents about policing in their area. After a conversation with local officers, Mr Johnson joined local MP Jim Fitzpatrick to take questions covering topics suc

HOME secretary Alan Johnson MP visited the Isle of Dogs this morning to hear first-hand from residents about policing in their area.

After a conversation with local officers, Mr Johnson joined local MP Jim Fitzpatrick to take questions covering topics such as terrorism, knife crime and sentencing powers.

Mr Johnson told the Advertiser: "The police in Tower Hamlets are doing an excellent job and are well-supported by local people.

"Coming here to meet people directly is worth a thousand times more than sitting in Whitehall reading reports all day.