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    David Burbage MBE was Leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council from 2007-2016. This blog : Promoted by Geoff Hill on behalf of David Burbage and all other Windsor and Maidenhead Conservative candidates, all of 2 Castle End Farm, Ruscombe, Berkshire RG10 9XQ
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Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime?

Posted by davidburbage on March 28, 2008

Famous Tony Blair phrase.

The ’causes of crime’ – from the liberal left – are social deprivation, lack of education, opportunity yada yada.

The ’causes of crime’ – from a common sense position – are criminals.

Here is a story to warm the cockles of how British magistrates are becoming not only tough on crime, but tough on the causes of crime.

 One More Chance for Addict with 175 crimes (Daily Telegraph)


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