Response - Strengthening Powers to Tackle Anti-Social Behaviour
By: Nicola Robinson Published: February 2007
This is Shelter's response to the Home Office's consultation on Strengthening Powers to Tackle Anti-social Behaviour
We agree that anti-social behaviour can have a devastating impact on neighbourhoods and communities and must be tackled.
However we have concerns that current approaches to address anti-social behaviour rely too heavily on enforcement measures and possession action in particular.
We believe that enough powers already exist to address anti-social behaviour and more time and shared learning is required for them to be fully utilised before further measures are proposed.