National Politics: May’s Attempt to Protect Politicians Not Welcomed

Commentators across the spectrum, from Conservative Home to Diane Abbott, have railed against Theresa May's idea to call for new laws to ban the intimidation of politicians. As Diane Abbott says, why should MPs have special rights? https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/feminism/2018/02/centenary-suffragette-100-years-women-vote-theresa-may-new-law

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Crime: Abbott Blasts Ministers

There are a variety of ways of looking at the figures for crime in the UK but whichever way you look at it our police forces are understaffed and underbudgeted https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/home-affairs/justice-system/news/92329/diane-abbott-blasts-ministers-over-%E2%80%98truly-shocking%E2%80%99