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Criminals bid to beat postcode lottery of private jails

Figures released today show that criminals are bypassing the State prison postcode lottery by committing crimes in areas which will guarantee them places in the country’s prestigious private jails.

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Posted: Apr 2nd, 2011
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Cameron to end ‘postcode lottery’ of postcodes

best postcodes now available for everyoneThe coalition government has pledged to end the ‘postcode lottery’ of postcode allocation by allowing communities to choose their own postcodes. ‘No longer will people be disadvantaged, or their house prices affected, by the state imposing an alpha-numeric suffix that shows where they live,’ said the Prime Minister yesterday. ‘Why should anyone be denied access to a Mayfair address, just because they happen to live in Peckham?’

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Posted: Mar 25th, 2011
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Parents going to extreme lengths to secure children’s places in top teenage gangs

qualifications definitely getting harder‘Local gangs are now insisting on written tests, with graffiti being marked on spelling, content and quality of target.’

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Posted: Sep 8th, 2009
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