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Crime

Volume 229: debated on Thursday 22 July 1993

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14.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what new initiatives his Department is taking to tackle crime; and if he will make a statement.

21.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what new initiatives he will be taking to tackle crime; and if he will make a statement.

We are strengthening the powers of the courts to deal with offenders. We are setting up the National Board for Crime Prevention and expanding the safer cities programme. We shall also be issuing shortly a new good practice guide to help local communities develop their own crime prevention strategies.