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Early Intervention Strategies Violent Crime

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

19. To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research she has evaluated on the effect of early intervention strategies on levels of violent crime, with particular reference to Nottingham; and if she will make a statement. (242984)

The Department for Children Schools and Families has evaluated recent interventions such as family intervention projects, including those currently running in Nottingham. It shows that, among other things, intervening early with families can help to reduce levels of domestic violence and antisocial behaviour.