Statement on gangs and youth violence

02 November 2011

Secretary of State for the Home Department, Theresa May, made a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 1 November 2011 on the cross-government report into ending gang and youth violence.

Shadow Secretary of state for the Home Department, Yvette Cooper, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Watch and read the statement on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on crime, civil law, justice and rights in the topics section of the Parliament website.

Ending gang and youth violence: Cross-government report

Following disorder in cities across England in August, the Prime Minister asked the Home Secretary to lead a review, alongside the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, into the growing problem of gangs and gang violence.

The cross-government report into ending gang and youth violence was published by the Home Office on 1 November 2011.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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