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Opposing police cuts may win popularity but Ed Miliband should be wary of siding with an institution in serious need of reform

Who was the one MP to attack the record of the police unequivocally during last week’s debates?

“From the bungled arrest of the ricin plotters to the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes, the failure to investigate the ringleader of the July 21 suicide bomb plot, the arrest of Damian Green, the admission that not one of its 100,000 stop and searches under the Terrorism Act had…

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