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William Whitelaw on young offenders

Title
William Whitelaw on young offenders
Genre
Interview
TX Date
31 Oct 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:26
Description
Willie Whitelaw, Conservative politician, on vandalism, young offenders, the Young Persons Act and the need for tougher treatment of young criminals in detention centres. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
William Whitelaw
Keywords
Elections; Legislation; Government; Crime; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Political parties; Adolescents; Penal sanctions; Crime prevention; Youth; Vandalism; Youth detention centres; Law and order policy

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