Podcast: Priti Patel announces independent inquiry into ”systematic failures” within policing following Sarah Everard‘s murder

October 5, 2021

The Home Secretary has announced an independent inquiry into "systematic failures" within policing following Sarah Everard's murder.

The 33-year-old was kidnapped by a serving Met Police officer from Deal who is now serving a whole life term.

Priti Patel has been speaking at the Conservative party conference. Hear what she had to say and find out from Kent's police and crime commissioner how £750,000 will be spent on keeping women safe in the county.

Also in today's podcast, the mum of a 12-year-old from Kent with a severe form of epilepsy is hoping the cannabis oil based drugs that improve her quality of life will soon be made available on the NHS.

A mum from Ashford who was born with only half her left arm is hoping her life could be transformed thanks to a bionic prosthetic.

Amy Brown has been speaking to our reporter Rhys Griffiths.

And you can hear from Gillingham's assistant manager ahead of their EFL Trophy game against Ipswich Town at Priestfield this evening.

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