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Gangs and serious youth violence – inform the House of Commons debate watch

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    On Tuesday 23 February at approximately 4pm, MPs will debate gangs and serious youth violence in the House of Commons.

    This motion that will be debated is:

    “That this House calls on the Government to establish an independent, all-party commission, involving a wide-ranging consultation, to identify the root causes, effect of, and solutions to, serious youth violence, including knife crime, its links to gang culture and the sale of illegal drugs.”

    This debate has been proposed by Chuka Umunna MP.


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    This is a backbench business debate scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee. The Committee gives an opportunity to backbench Members to bring forward debates of their choice.

    The House of Commons Library has produced a research briefing on the topic of this debate, Gangs and Serious Youth Violence.

    The House of Commons Library produces research briefings which provide in-depth and impartial analysis of all major pieces of legislation, as well as many areas of policy, or cover frequently asked questions and topical issues.
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    On Monday 22 February from 4.30 - 5.30pm, the House of Commons has organised a digital debate with Chuka Umunna MP on Twitter. This is to inform the debate on gangs and serious youth violence in the House of Commons Chamber on Tuesday 23 February 2016.

    Use #stopyouthviolence to share your thoughts and experiences and the questions that you would like raised in the debate. Your comments will be shared with MPs and form part of the information pack given to MPs before the debate.

    This is your chance to get involved with the work of Parliament and have your say.

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    Due to the timetabling of House of Commons business, the Backbench Business debate on gangs and serious youth violence has been postponed to Thursday 3 March 2016.

    You can encourage your MP to get involved in the debate and share your thoughts with Parliament.

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