This page contains press release 27/04, in which the MPA
says farewell and thank you to Nicholas Long
an MPA independent member.
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Content Farewell and thank you to Nicholas Long - MPA independent member
27/0431 March 2004Nicholas Long, independent member of the Metropolitan Police Authority, leaves his post today after four years of dedicated work to ensure London's police service reflects the needs of all its communities.Nicholas has been the authority's link member for the borough of Lambeth where he has been involved in policing and community issues for many years.
"Since joining the authority Nicholas
has contributed to a considerable range of policing issues, bringing both an innovative approach and constructive criticism to core business and frontline policing in the MPS.
"We are losing a highly respected member of our team whose contribution to the ethos and achievements of the MPA
has been invaluable.Nicholas
has consistently voiced the belief that successful policing can only be achieved with the help and consent of London's communities and worked to achieve this at every level.
...1. Over his long involvement in policing and community issues, Nicholas Long also served as: Chair of the Lambeth Community Police Consultative Group; lay visitor to police stations in the borough; trustee of National Association for the Care and Rehabilitation of Offenders (NACRO) and Lambeth Crime Prevention Trust; member of NACRO Race Issues Advisory Committee; founder member of the Police Ethics Network; and MPA representative of the London Crimestoppers Board.
was awarded an MBE in 2000 for services to the community and policing in Lambeth