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South Yorkshire Second In Damning Anti-Social List

Friday April 26 2013


MP John Healey MP John Healey


SOUTH Yorkshire is one of the worst parts of the country for anti-social behaviour.

Figures released by MP John Healey show the police force area has the second highest rate of incidents in England and Wales.

Nearly 90,000 incidents were recorded by police in 2012.

Mr Healey said the government should not scrap the ASBO and called for faster action against anti-social behaviour.

He said: “Anti-social behaviour is a serious problem and it can make people’s lives a misery.

“The government’s official crime survey has found more than eight out of 10 people think anti-social behaviour has got worse in the last year and nearly a third said they had personally been a victim of or witnessed yobbish behaviour.“

Mr Healey has written to South Yorkshire’s chief constable David Crompton and commissioner Shaun Wright asking what the force is doing to tackle anti-social behaviour.

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Reply Posted by king louis on Friday April 26 2013 at 11:48
I'd like to see the survey questions..

"Is the behaviour of youths worse now than when you were young" results in eight out of 10 results

"Have you personally seen any anti-social behaviour?" results in one one out of 10

decide on the answer that you want and then ask the right question to get that rersult

Reply Posted by mick on Friday April 26 2013 at 14:02
Come on ? you don't need a survey, just open your eyes and see the feral youths hanging on street corner intimidating people swearing setting fires .give the asbo to the parents . That's my answer .

Reply Posted by Anon on Friday April 26 2013 at 16:20
I agree with you totally it's worse than ever now.....throwing bottles at cars and bricks just to kill time in Worsbrough.....disgusting behaviour!

Reply Posted by Zeberdee on Friday April 26 2013 at 14:50
Parents deffo should be made responsible, I have kid myself and would gladly bring him into line for bad behaviour! and if that don't work then stop either the Child Tax or 'Child benefit and I think that would soon sort the problem out.

Reply Posted by Tony on Friday April 26 2013 at 16:35
For instance, the disgraceful scenes at Goldthorpe celebrating Thatches death. What chance has a child got when the majority of parents are still going on about the miners strike and so on. The kids hear this spiel and have no hope, just like their parents. When the parents and grandparents move on, Barnsley and the kids of Barnsley might have a chance.

Reply Posted by les on Saturday April 27 2013 at 08:14
The police are completely to blame.......
Schools come second
and parents come third...........................
More than 15 years ago the police were
given the powers to split up and move gangs along and away from public view...
They would have a joke or two with the gang. 5 minutes later the gang were back.
Schools would deny that theh had drink or drugs problems at there school..even if you shoved the proof in there face.....
And parents are forced under a mis apprehension that esther rantzen was going to knock on there door if they kicked the shit out of there kids for being bad......
They all lie......
If your 13 year old walks in the door either drunk or off there heads with skunk
you kick the shit out of them and if that doesnt work put them in care and let these so called statistitions sort them out

Reply Posted by Mary on Saturday April 27 2013 at 11:20
That's it Les blame everyone else for the problems.
The people who you blame first and second have nothing to do with it. The Police uphold the law and teachers try to educate children.

As a parent I can categorically state that the problems with children are caused by lazy parenting. If your child grows up to be a liar, a cheat, rude, swears, steals or whatever then it is because their parent(s) have not done their job properly. Many parent's of badly behaved children let them go to bed when they want, go where they want without boundaries. The kids have no discipline or rules or boundaries.

Another thing Les please learn to use full stops instead of the dreadful ........ dots. You are not being a good model for childhood education.


Reply Posted by les on Saturday April 27 2013 at 12:20
I would like to tell you mary about responsible parenting and the facts .......
Neither me or my sister or my wife my mother. my father or any of my 5 kids have ever been in trouble with school or police. in all of our lives that statistic is more than 700 years of life living so you can kiss my ass with full stops and commas i do know how to bring kids up
and noneof any of the people mentioned are out of work...i am ex army and ex home office prison worker and i do know what im talking about.......
If you can teach children in a class of 4 you have a better chance than if your trying to teach more than 30.
Most parents will say there angels were angels till they start at playschool and as they get older they get worse
as police are there to uphold the law..then why dont they.......
The schools have your children more hours in a day than you do so why are they not more respectfull and educated....

Reply Posted by Mary on Saturday April 27 2013 at 13:54
Schools are there to educate and they do encourage good manners and so forth but as you point out they have classes of 30 or so. They are not paid to bring up your kids for you nor should they. Police Officers are there to deal with crime and uphold the law not to spend all their precious time on moving on children, who should be home at night instead of roaming around.
I am glad your kids are so well behaved but I do think that leading by example is something that all parents should both in manners and education. hence using better grammar and punctuation and not swearing at me would help don't you think?
School class size is a government issue and not a teachers decision.

Reply Posted by Tyke on Saturday April 27 2013 at 21:55
Anti-social behaviour comes from bad parenting,simple!

Reply Posted by les on Sunday April 28 2013 at 00:52
There was nothing wrong with my grandma and my spelling is the fault of my large fingers on a small phone keypad
so i will be sending a complaint to samsung.
But the point in question law and legal
it is against the law to have large gatherings of kids drinking and under the influence of drugs and therefore it is a police matter as is the continuing use of mobile phones in a car and doing 35 in a 30 speed limit. of course they are responsible .....anyway thankyou for the debate but my bed is calling.
Sure we will meet again for another round
of discussion. gnfn

Reply Posted by stevo on Sunday April 28 2013 at 13:34
Parents couldn't give a monkeys about their kids these days.
They are more than happy to stick the young ones in front of the tv with a dvd on or send them to their bedrooms to play on their Xboxes or playstations etc.
Or to look on Facebook with their laptops

The majority of the "feral" youngsters are feral because they weren't brought up correctly.

Not one to tar everyone with the same brush, their are good kids out there and my nephews are prime examples.
They are no angels but they know their right from wrong.

Reply Posted by les on Sunday April 28 2013 at 15:24
I agree.
But i dont think that technology is to blame.
I have gone through 2 periods of life since
the big bang.
When there was only bbc, and now when we have everything at the touch of a button.
The only thing is even with this brilliant technology,it is still open to a lot of abuse
facebook is a good example.
Its not facebook thats bad. its the odd people who make it bad by abuse.
Drugs arnt bad..unless abused.
Drink isnt bad, unless abused
and this is why the kids need to be educated in right ways.
When the government expects everyone with children to work. from out of the womb into school then of course its the schools responsibility .
But the way backwards that history and governments and greed are going
believe me kids are going to be working at 12 years old like they do in other countrys
is this the road we really want to take...
Asbos are not good.every child wants one.
Its like a blue peter badge

Reply Posted by Ade on Sunday April 28 2013 at 18:19
Until Parents take responsibility for there children. Children learn to respect themselves and other people.

I'm 50 years old and even today when I visit my parents the neighbours are still Mr & Mrs Bloggs and always will be.

When you've got children aged 4,5,6 onwards calling adults by there first name it makes me sad,

Don't Blame the Police School teachers and any one else you can pass the book to.

It Starts at home with the PARENTS and at point of birth there children enter this World

Reply Posted by Fred not Fred on Tuesday April 30 2013 at 18:36
Bring back the Birch!
Lock them all up and throw away the key!
Scratters!

Reply Posted by les on Wednesday May 1 2013 at 00:02
Well im over 60 and i dont call people mr & mrs blogs . respect and manners are defined in many different ways i kno w a family who never had anything they were scruffy.the house smelt. like a pig sty
and i have a lot of respect for them because they were and are well mannered and respectfull to me and other people.you cannot define what makes anyone anything but a human being and they called me by my name and the kids did ....witch is my name not mr or mrs.
I think they could see what sex i was