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Publication  —  Revisit  — 

In December 2020, we reviewed your updated action plans for responding to your causes of concern. This letter sets out our assessment of these plans and next steps.

Publication  —  Revisit  — 

We made our second revisit to Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) virtually between 22 and 26 February 2021. This letter gives an update on our findings about progress against Gloucestershire FRS’s action plan.

Publication  —  Letter  — 

The Home Secretary and the Mayor of London wrote to Sir Thomas Winsor to commission an inspection of the Metropolitan Police Service’s handling of the Sarah Everard vigil.

Publication  —  Annual reports  — 

This is Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Fire & Rescue Services’ report to the Secretary of State under section 28B of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004. It contains his assessment of the sector in England, based on the inspections we carried out during 2020.

Publication  —  Protest  — 

On 21 September 2020, the Home Secretary commissioned us to conduct an inspection into how effectively the police manage protests. This followed several protests, by groups including Extinction Rebellion, Black Lives Matter and many others. In recent years, increasing amounts of police time and resources have been spent dealing with protests. In April and October

Publication  —  Spotlight, Stop and search  — 

Stop and search legislation was introduced in 1984. However, thirty-five years on and forces still do not understand fully the impact of the use of the powers. When the police use their powers disproportionately  it causes suspicion among some communities that they are being unfairly targeted.

Publication  —  Revisit  — 

In November 2020, we returned to review the progress the force has made in responding to the open recommendations from all three inspections that specifically relate to how the force protects vulnerable people.

Publication  —  Fire & rescue services, Grenfell  — 

On 14 June 2017, a fire at Grenfell Tower, a high-rise residential building in North Kensington, West London, cost 72 lives. On 15 June 2017, the then Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Theresa May MP, announced a public inquiry into the causes of the fire. The Grenfell Tower Inquiry was set up to examine the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the fire.

Publication  —  Fire & rescue services, Letter, Revisit  — 

We conducted an inspection of the London Fire Brigade virtually between August and December 2020. As part of our inspection of what progress London Fire Brigade is making to implement the recommendations in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry’s Phase 1 report, we also considered the brigade’s progress to address the cause of concern we gave in our Round 1 inspection. 

Publication  —  Regional Organised Crime Units  — 

In this inspection, we examined how effectively and efficiently the Regional Organised Crime Units tackle the threat from serious and organised crime.

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