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Antisocial Behaviour

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the role of the Youth Taskforce will be in tackling antisocial behaviour committed by adults. (167117)

The Home Office has responsibility for policy on antisocial behaviour, crime and disorder. Work across Government, including the Department of Children Schools and Families, contributes to the Government's strategy to tackle antisocial behaviour and its causes.

The Youth Taskforce, announced on 5 October, will support local delivery of the Government's strategy on antisocial behaviour, with a particular focus on promoting earlier intervention and support to young people. It will publish an action plan in spring 2008.