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Nick Thomas-Symonds – 2020 Comments on NFU Rural Crimes Report

The comments made by Nick Thomas-Symonds, the Shadow Home Secretary, on 4 August 2020.

These figures show the large and growing impact crime has in rural areas.

The Tory cuts to policing have seen officer numbers fall sharply across the country, often leaving rural communities feeling abandoned.

These figures are yet another example of the Tories failing on crime.