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Ian Blair: After recent terror attacks, a cross-party review of policing is essential

Recent attacks exposed deeply concerning frailties. A cross-party review is now essential—whether or not the PM, or her successor, wants one

By Ian Blair  

Photo: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire/PA Images

Whatever catastrophes continue to swirl around in the wake of the election, the government under whatever prime minister is in charge will still be facing the same major issues as before it was called, including Brexit, the economy and the NHS.

On any account, these are difficult enough. However, there is now one more. Speaking outside No 10 on her return from the palace on Friday, Theresa May referenced…

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