23 March, 2011
Cloud, meet silver lining
Hundreds of thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ cash doled out to fringe police groups representing homosexuals, women and Muslims is to be axed.Well, Whoop-de-doo!
Home Office chiefs said they could no longer afford to fund the minority police groups.
Well, you'll just have to do your special pleading on your own time, Sunshine. And get ignored, like the rest of us.
But bosses at the staff associations slammed the decision, warning it could lead to their collapse.
Zaheer Ahmed, president of the National Association of Muslim Police, said cutting funds would deprive the police of “important religious and cultural voices” and could see policing thrown back to the 1970s.
And having meetings and discussions outside of office hours on their own time.
Just don't expect the rest of us to pay for it, or to take any notice of your whinges.