Gangs "show entrepeneurial zeal"

Young gang members display "entrepreneurial zeal" in their criminal activities and should be encouraged to start their own businesses.

Streatham MP Chuka Umunna says teenagers involved in street crime demonstrate high levels of business acumen that could be put to good use.

In a speech in Westminster, the shadow business secretary will say the way gangs build their own "brand" through the internet shows a sense of enterprise that despite being "shocking", needs to be redirected and positively harnessed.