Yobs ‘making towns no-go areas’

Drunken yobs behaving “like occupying armies” are turning town centres into no-go areas after dark, the chairman of an influential committee of MPs says.

Conservative MP Edward Leigh said anti-social behaviour in England and Wales was costing £3.4bn a year.

The public accounts committee said the Home Office had not researched which anti-social behaviour measures brought in since 1997 were most effective.

But the government said tackling the problem remained “a top priority”.

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