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Neighbourhood Watch

Volume 450: debated on Monday 23 October 2006

20. To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what role neighbourhood watch schemes have in tackling crime and antisocial behaviour. (95438)

Neighbourhood watch and other watch schemes have an important role to play in empowering local people to help reduce crime, tackle antisocial behaviour and reduce the fear of crime in communities by working closely with their local police, crime and disorder reduction partnerships and local authorities to report suspicious or antisocial behaviour.