Kenneth Clarke blames English riots on a ‘broken penal system’ – The Guardian

Posted September 6th, 2011 in crime, news, recidivists, violent disorder by sally

“The justice secretary, Kenneth Clarke, has blamed the riots that swept across England last month on a ‘broken penal system’ that has failed to rehabilitate a group of hardcore offenders he describes as the ‘criminal classes’.”

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The Guardian, 5th September 2011


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