Crimes of Violence: Young People

Home Office written question – answered on 3rd December 2018.

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Photo of David Warburton David Warburton Conservative, Somerton and Frome

What steps he is taking to divert young people away from violent crime.

Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Secretary of State for the Home Department

With your permission Mr Speaker, I would like to group this question with question 23.

Diverting young people away from crime is at the heart of the Serious Violence Strategy.

I have just awarded £17.7m to support 29 projects working with young people through the Early Intervention Youth Fund, and I am setting up a new £200m Youth Endowment Fund to provide long term support to stop children getting involved in crime and violence.

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