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Safe City Scheme

Volume 130: debated on Monday 21 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which urban areas are to be initially targeted by the safe city schemes; and when they will commence.

It is our intention over the next three years to establish some 20 "safer city" projects in areas selected from those which are currently urban programme areas. The participating areas will be chosen and announced after consultation with local interests in the areas concerned.