A report by the Centre for Social Justice says the arrests of more than 200 leaders of London street gangs in the wake of last year's riots has led to an increase in chaos, violence and anarchy in the capital.
It says the removal of 'elders' from the streets backfired because it created a power vacuum in which younger and more hot-headed members seized control of gangs.
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The Commons Environmental Audit Committee warned ministers not to approve the scheme unless the airport gives assurances about air quality.