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Cameron's fight back on crime

David Cameron tried to draw a line under the controversy surrounding his former Chief Whip with his first major speech on crime. The Prime Minister said he wants long sentences for the worst criminals and rehabilitation and education for others.

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Report: Government 'cannot afford' PM's crime pledges

The PM will pledge to take "tough, but intelligent" action to fight crime. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron's plans on crime and justice are undermined by a lack of money, The Guardian has reported.

The newspaper said aides "admitted there would be no additional money to pay for either more prisoners or for extending rehabilitation to more offenders."

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