Daily Archives: August 30, 2007

Australia 'would follow Dutch withdrawal' from Afghanistan

AUSTRALIA would most likely follow should Dutch troops withdraw from southern Afghanistan, Defence Minister Brendan Nelson says. Mr Nelson gave the warning to 12 Dutch parliamentarians in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul this week, The Australian newspaper reported. The Dutch … Continue reading

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The beginning of Gordons downfall…

Ministers have been taken aback by the 24-hour strike by prison officers. But they should not have. The POA national executive took their vote 2 weeks ago, so government was well aware that a strike would take place if they … Continue reading

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16yo PCSO would be classed as child in court

This amusing gem from the Magistrates Blog. A poster on the (private) Magistrates' Association forum has pointed out that if one of the 16 or 17 year-old Community Support Officers has to give evidence in court they will be entitled … Continue reading

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