Violent Crime: Young People

Part of Home Department – in the House of Commons on 10th February 2020.

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Photo of Alex Norris Alex Norris Labour/Co-operative, Nottingham North

Good youth services are the frontline against youth violence, but this week we see yet another local government settlement that means there is a decade’s worth of erosion of funding for youth services. What will the Home Office do differently to encourage the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to properly fund youth services or to put its own money into a good universal offer across all our communities?