‘Work-in-progress’? Revisiting the UK Serious and Organised Crime Strategy of 2013 and surveying UK efforts against transnational organised crime
by Friend of the Strategic Hub
By Adam Svendsen Tinker, Tailor… Late in 2013 the UK underwent a third major organisational overhaul to further re-invigorate its countering of serious and organised crime. Most far-ranging concerns boil down to the targeting of threats and towards the prioritisation of tasks, in particular the understanding of when, where and how to concentrate trouble-shooting to problem-solving. The main conduit of these tinkering and tailoring efforts was the launch during early October 2013 of the UK’s Serious and Organised Crime Strategy (SOCS) and of its foremost implementing agency, the National ...