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Michael Ellis accused the Liberal Democrats of spinning a Home Office report on drug policy for their own political purposes. "It’s naked political posturing by the Liberal Democrats who have frankly hijacked this report – they’re spinni... Continue to article
Norman Baker set out the Government's "twin" approach to drugs following a new Home Office report. "We want to make sure that we crack down on the people who supply the drugs in the first place. The dealers, the organised criminal gangs,... Continue to article
Norman Baker defended the Government's new Criminal Behaviour Orders, brought in to replace Anti-social Behaviour Orders. "These new powers are more flexible, more victim-focused, there's more community engagement and they're more effec... Continue to article
Norman Baker said the rise in recorded rapes was a sign that victims were more willing to come forward. "What we're seeing is an encouragement generally for offences against a person, whether it's rape or whether it's domestic abuse or i... Continue to article
Norman Baker said police forces' repsonse to domestic abuse had been "patchy", as the Government announced a consultation on new laws to combat the issue. "We want to get a response both on principle but also on the detail of any legisla... Continue to article
Unafraid of asking difficult questions and recently dubbed a ‘rising star’ at 56, Total Politics deputy editor Jessica Bowie profiles Lewes MP Norman Baker Continue to article
Motorists have been told that vehicle tax may be scrapped and replaced with a new system of pay-as-you-drive tolls. Transport Minister Norman Baker said that a shake up was inevitable, saying "Every government of every colour will get there, whatever parties say now.”
Scrap-metal dealers who sell on stolen signal cabling will face tighter laws in an attempt to end a trade that has affected 4m rail passengers, the Transport Minister announced yesterday. Norman Baker called for laws to be reviewed, saying the Government was looking at "what further steps might be necessary in regulation and legislation to deal with a very serious problem that is having a big impact on the economy and on passengers".
Transport minister Norman Baker has launched an inquiry into the employment of foreign cab drivers after being taken for a ride by a taxi driver who he said had a "limited grasp of English".
The Government is to host a summit to address the problems caused when lorry and car drivers are misdirected by out-of-date directions from their satellite navigation systems. The talks will be held by Local Transport Minister Norman Baker in March, and will ensure "everything possible" is done to get vehicles on the right roads.
Transport minister Norman Baker has defended criticisms from the president of the AA and top traffic police officer Mike Giannasi, saying “this Government is firmly committed to road safety."
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