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Report and video of N14 march to deliver petitions to Vera Baird

On 20 July supporters of the Newcastle 14 Defence Campaign organised a defiant march through Newcastle city centre to protest against the arrests of 14 anti-fascists prior to the Newcastle Unites march on 25 May (see the campaign’s statement on … Continue reading

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Policing the Police? – Vera Baird Responds to N14 Complaint Letters

Below, we publish two letters. The first is a response from Vera Baird QC, police and crime commissioner for Northumbria police, to the standard letter published on this blog on 7 June. The second is a letter template, responding to … Continue reading

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An open invitation to PCC Vera Baird, Councillor Dipu Ahad and Council Leader Nick Forbes to attend the rally on 20 July to receive petitions

The following invitation has been sent today: To: Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird; Newcastle City Council Leader Nick Forbes; Elswick Councillor Dipu Ahad From: Newcastle 14 Defence Campaign Dear Commissioner Baird, Councillor Forbes and Councillor Ahad, On Saturday 25 … Continue reading

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Five Things you can do to support the Newcastle 14 Defence Campaign

Vera Baird QC was elected to the position of Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner on 16th November 2012. The Home Office states that the role involves holding the Chief Constable to account for ‘the running of their force.’ The Newcastle … Continue reading

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