Owen Jones: Theresa May has serious questions to answer, starting with police cuts | Owen Jones

After the London Bridge attack, the Tories must respond with a commitment to reverse the cuts they have imposed on our police forces

Yesterday, Theresa May made a cold, calculated decision to violate the agreement to suspend political campaigning in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attack at London Bridge. Standing on the steps of Downing Street behind the official prime ministerial coat of arms, she could have simply stuck to condemning an atrocity, calling for resilience and solidarity. That indeed was the theme of the first half of her speech. In the second half of her speech, she advanced political proposals, blew a dogwhistle about “far too much tolerance” of extremism, and declared: “Enough is Enough.”

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