Antisocial Behaviour: Urban Areas

Home Office written question – answered on 29th October 2018.

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Photo of Maggie Throup Maggie Throup Conservative, Erewash

What steps he is taking to tackle anti-social behaviour in town centres.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, Minister for Women

The Government introduced the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 which provides powers that the police and local authorities can use to tackle anti-social behaviour in town centres.

The powers include Public Spaces Protection Orders for local councils to stop people committing anti-social behaviour in public spaces and a Dispersal Power the police can use to disperse anti-social individuals.

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