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Cash will tackle booze-fuelled crime

PUBLISHED: 14:43 22 December 2008 | UPDATED: 10:28 11 August 2010

BARKING and Dagenham is one of 11 London boroughs to receive a £30,000 cash boost to tackle alcohol-related crime. Certain trouble spots will be targeted where drunken disorder is more common. Hackney, Islington, West-minster, Tower Hamlets, Hammersmith a

BARKING and Dagenham is one of 11 London boroughs to receive a £30,000 cash boost to tackle alcohol-related crime.

Certain trouble spots will be targeted where drunken disorder is more common.

Hackney, Islington, West-minster, Tower Hamlets, Hammersmith and Fulham, Lambeth, Waltham Forest, Ealing, Newham and Southwark each share £1.5 million Home Office fund.

The money is available to 50 priority areas, and will be used to tackle underage sales, and for tougher enforcement work.


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