Roddick appalled at the reports of sexual misconduct being ‘widespread’ in Police Scotland and forces across the UK

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick has reacted to the sexual misconduct allegations regarding Police Scotland and forces across the UK. Channel Four’s Dispatches has reported lodging Freedom of Information requests with police forces across the UK and information was returned by 39 forces. It revealed that almost 2000 officers, special constables, and Police CommunityContinue reading “Roddick appalled at the reports of sexual misconduct being ‘widespread’ in Police Scotland and forces across the UK”

Roddick hails Scotland’s record on women’s rights; condemns Tory response to Sarah Everard murder

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick slammed the UK Government’s record on women’s rights on Wednesday, condemning statements made by a Tory police commissioner that suggested Sarah Everard should have been more “streetwise” when confronted by her murderer. Speaking in the Scottish Parliament, Roddick highlighted the different approaches of the UK and Scottish Governments, notingContinue reading “Roddick hails Scotland’s record on women’s rights; condemns Tory response to Sarah Everard murder”