Non-residential burglary in Oldham grows by 49% in the year to December 2018, residential burglary by 33%, possession of weapons by 31% and stalking by 29%.
Labour Oldham’s place based integration teams are clearly failing to get a handle on crime in Oldham, it’s more tokenism with little perceivable benefit but there is always the possibility of awards further down the line which is always a goal for our Labour administration.
Crime exists in Oldham, as it does in many places, but the difference here is how we deal with it.
I’ve been out with the police and visited our place based integration hubs who dig down to the root causes of crime and ASB rather than solely enforcing. Here’s what I found… pic.twitter.com/7b9tMcpYHP
— Sean Fielding (@cllrsfielding) August 1, 2018