Strengthening our identity is one way or reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.
If anyone... seriously believes that a further exponential rise in the prison population for short-term prisoners and first-time offenders is the way to ensure our safety then they are sorely deluded.
They should go back home and re-create their countries which we have freed from tyranny, whether it is Kosovo or now Afghanistan. I have no sympathy whatsoever with young men in their twenties who do not.
I want to go back to a time when I was very young, when you expected the police to be part of the community and the community to be part of policing.
None of us believe countering terrorism is about party politics
I regret the time and resources needed to undertake this but... it is right to lay this accusation to rest.
Politicians are just as human as anybody else.
We obviously have the right to go back to Parliament and to say 'We, the sovereign body who are elected, are the only ones in the end who are answerable for the protection of security and stability in our country,'
I may be blind, but I can see how inspiring it is to be me.
Sir John was an excellent Commissioner and I was proud he invited me to speak at a number of his farewells.
I love the walk although my security team weren't too sure to begin with but I was anxious to be able to lead a near normal life. Whilst walking I do get the chance to meet people and keep in touch.
I said it's impossible to have an amnesty without ID cards and a clean database, because you firstly don't have any incentives for people to actually come up front and register, and make themselves available, and secondly you have no means of tracking them.
Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.
I did not in late November start the plethora of linking my private life with public events again.
And we think that our citizens and yours would be very angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible step for prevention and then for joint action in the likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well- being, taking action at the same time.