The Government can do a lot in a short space of time. A key question should be: how do we make these towns nicer places to live?
Posts Tagged: Crime & anti social behaviour
Philip Davies: Our frontline staff are vital to our economic recovery, and we must do more to support them.
Research indicates that over half of customer-facing staff have experienced abuse from customers since the pandemic began.
We need to stop treating addicts like criminals and forcing people who want to experiment to forge contacts with black-market dealers.
However, its current focus on urban chicken shops risks excluding rural areas, where ‘county lines’ criminality is a growing concern.
After 12 years in power, the Conservatives are still coming up with radical new policies. Bringing empty homes back into use is one priority.
My decades of experience suggest that the knowledge, experience, and will to combat this crisis is out there. We need to tap it.
Young people must have a sense of active citizenship. A reassertion of respect for authority figures is needed.
Too many lives are marred by the unrestrained destructive behaviour of a minority. The poorest and most vulnerable suffer the most.
Aggressive begging has discouraged people from visiting the town centre. The Labour Council has failed to deal with the problem.
The Home Office minister explains some of the factors behind the rise in violent crime and challenges the idea that cuts to police numbers are to blame.
“Targeting stop-and-search rather than just going randomly around saying ‘I think you look like you might be a gang member.'”
The Housing Secretary tells Marr how the Government is going to respond to the wave of knife crime in London.
We nicknamed our Community Safety Partnership Hub the Al Capone Group – remembering that notorious gangster was actually sent to prison for tax evasion.
The Prime Minister speaks after Lidington announced a review of the Parole Board.
With a million incidents a year, the fines are too low. Some councils are taking no enforcement action at all.