May: New anti-social laws will 'empower' communities

Home Secretary Theresa May said the new anti-social behaviour laws will "empower" local communities and that asbos were "too bureaucratic".

She added that more than three million incidents are being recorded each year.

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New anti-social behaviour orders

The Home Secretary Theresa May will announce plans to replace ASBOs with a 'community trigger' to help tackle anti-social behaviour in England and Wales. She claims they will be simpler and more effective than current powers for tackling problems.