The Government has been forced to defend its new crime strategy after a barrage of criticism from the mawkish floral tribute industry.
Leading industry figures have slammed the Government’s ‘cavalier disregard’ for the economic benefits of violent crime, which generates nearly £150m each year in sudden purchases of garish flowery tributes for the innocent victims of gun crime or knifewielding hoodies. The Coalition Home Secretary, Theresa May, had been preparing to announce a new crime reduction strategy intended to reduce murder rates by at least 50% over the next five years.
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Posted: Jun 3rd, 2010
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