Supporting our Young and Protecting our Streets

Serious crime in Westminster has risen steadily and is an issue at the forefront of many local people’s minds. Keeping our communities safe is a priority for me, which is why I will continue to work closely with the Metropolitan Police and my Home Office colleagues to get a grip of this worrying issue and reverse this unacceptable trend by advocating the adoption of a public health approach to youth violence reduction, championing the work of local youth clubs and by supporting the Council’s call to Back our Bobbies and get more police out on our streets.

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Gangs and Youth Violence (2011 Riots)

Mark made the following contribution to a Westminster Hall debate tabled by Westminster North MP, Karen Buck, on gang and youth violence. 

Mark Field (Cities of London and Westminster, Conservative)

Responses to the Riots

Mark Field (Cities of London and Westminster, Conservative) Like my hon. Friend Gavin Barwell, I watched the dreadful and, at times, terrifying scenes of disorder that took place in so many of London’s shopping centres.

Youth Violence (London)

Mr. Mark Field (Cities of London and Westminster) (Con): Thank you, Mr. Olner, for allowing me to make a brief contribution to this debate. I congratulate the hon.

Youth Crime In London

Mark contributed this morning to a debate tabled by Simon Hughes MP on youth crime in London. With the horrendous number of teenage murders in the capital over the past few years, young and old constituents alike are naturally worried about their safety.