Response: Home Office consultation on anti-social behaviour

By: Kate Webb  Published: May 2011

We accept that appropriate measures, including injunctions and ASBOs, must be available to protect individuals and the community at the earliest stages of anti-social behaviour problems. However, we believe this is most effective when pursued through a balanced approach that combines prevention, support and resettlement alongside enforcement.


Due to our remit and the wide-ranging scope of this consultation, our response is focused on those measures that relate specifically to housing. In particular we  respond to the Housing Minister‟s proposal for mandatory possession following breach of a court order for anti-social behaviour or a housing-related conviction for an indictable offence.


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