Crack down on crime and anti-social behaviour – making our streets safer

Crime and anti-social behaviour effects everybody in Burnley and Padiham. From littering, fly-tipping and nuisance fireworks to serious crimes – we need to back our police, increasing their numbers, and tackling serious criminals with tougher sentences.

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£1.16 million Police funding boost to focus on front line crime

Lancashire Constabulary receives an extra £1.16 million to go towards Violence Reduction Units, which work to reduce serious violence.

This investment is part of the extra £35.5 million announced for police forces across England and Wales.

Lancashire bolstered by 100 extra police officers

New statistics show that nearly 6,000 extra officers have been recruited in the first year of the Government’s major police recruitment drive, with 100 more in Lancashire alone.

Antony Supports Tougher Sentences for Dangerous Criminals

Government releases a new White Paper setting out the proposals for important changes to the sentencing and release framework in England and Wales.
The Justice Secretary is proposing criminals jailed for life should serve two-thirds of their sentences before being considered for parole