Islanders show Home Secretrary they want a 24/7 police station
ISLE of Dogs residents held a small protest during a visit from Home Secretary Alan Johnson MP. The protestors want to see the opening hours at the Manchester Road station extended. Cllr Tim Archer, Blackwall and Cubitt Town ward councillor and Conservati
ISLE of Dogs residents held a small protest during a visit from Home Secretary Alan Johnson MP.
The protestors want to see the opening hours at the Manchester Road station extended.
Cllr Tim Archer, Blackwall and Cubitt Town ward councillor and Conservative prospective Parliamentary candidate for Poplar and Limehouse said "Local people want more bobbies on the beat and their police station open 24/7. I'm glad the Home Secretary saw that for himself."
Mr Johnson said: "The government is committed to providing the police with the resources they need to do the job."
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The Home Secretary visited the station along with Poplar MP Jim Fitzpatrick.
After meeting local officers they held a question and answer session with residents on a range of topics from terrorism to knife crime.
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