Police told Resign to join SOCA

To join SOCA, it
appears that police have to resign and become civil servants working a
37.5-hour week, according to Matt Loney on ZDNet.


We hear that
police do have their salaries protected when they resign to join SOCA, which
succinctly describes itself as an executive non-departmental public body
sponsored by, but operationally independent from, the Home Office.  

“The powers
that be are not best pleased that the people in charge of our national security
might all have to go home at 5.30 on a particularly bad day,” comments our

This issue might
help explain the drubbing
that SOCA received in a report
written in January by detective chief inspector Charlie McMurdie of the Met's
specialist crime directorate.



NuLab –
from the inside out.


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Ian Parker-Joseph, former Leader of the Libertarian Party UK, who currently heads PDPS Internet Hosting and the Personal Deed Poll Services company, has been an IT industry professional for over 20 years, providing Business Consulting, Programme and Project Management, specialising in the recovery of Projects that have failed in a process driven world. Ian’s experience is not limited to the UK, and he has successfully delivered projects in the Middle East, Africa, US, Russia, Poland, France and Germany. Working within different cultures, Ian has occupied high profile roles within multi-nationals such as Nortel and Cable & Wireless. These experiences have given Ian an excellent insight into world events, and the way that they can shape our own national future. His extensive overseas experiences have made him all too aware of how the UK interacts with its near neighbours, its place in the Commonwealth, and how our nation fits into the wider world. He is determined to rebuild many of the friendships and commercial relationships with other nations that have been sadly neglected over the years, and would like to see greater energy and food security in these countries, for the benefit of all. Ian is a vocal advocate of small government, individual freedom, low taxation and a minimum of regulation. Ian believes deeply and passionately in freedom and independence in all areas of life, and is now bringing his professional experiences to bear in the world of politics.
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