Blair's musical gift

27th April 2001 at 01:00
Youngsters on high-crime estates who stay out of trouble and are prepared to help their community could be rewarded with clothes and music vouchers, under plans unveiled today by Tony Blair. The Prime Minister, in his latest attack on "yob culture", said that he wanted to intrduce new incentives to encourage responsible behaviour among young people. At the same time, he said that those youngsters who do get into trouble will be forced to clean up their graffiti and repair damage caused by vandalism under a new "community payback" scheme.

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