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Tories plan to lock up teens

Issue No. 2304

Home secretary Theresa May wants to replace Asbos (anti-social behaviour orders) with a “streamlined” system.

This will make it easier to criminalise people—especially teenagers—for acts that wouldn’t otherwise be classed as criminal.

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Tue 22 May 2012, 17:25 BST
Issue No. 2304
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