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Met 'was compromised' by Blair

The mayor of London Boris Johnson claims that the rate of violent crime, in particular knife crime, is falling. This follows the resignation of Sir Ian Blair, former head of the Met. The Conservative mayor came under a lot of criticism for his role in Sir Ian's departure. Mr Johnson discusses the "decision to turn the switch off" the Met chief's tenure.

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