Member of Parliament for Clacton

Douglas Carswell

08 DEC 2011

Douglas supports late-night volunteers

  

Local MP, Douglas Carswell, has welcomed the latest citizens’ initiative where a group of volunteers will patrol the streets of Clacton in order to prevent anti-social behaviour. According to coordinator Rev David Titley from St Paul’s Church , a similar scheme in Colchester resulted in a 20 percent decrease in alcohol related problems at night.

 

“I understand many are concerned with the current rates of anti-social behaviour, and I applause the local men and women who have decided to take action.”

 

“I am delighted to see that the people of Clacton are working together for a safer community. Such initiatives are excellent examples of Clacton’s thriving civil society.”

 

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