Anorak | An Interview With Home Secretary Jacqui Smith

An Interview With Home Secretary Jacqui Smith

by | 29th, May 2008

jacqui-smith.jpg “THESE are terrifying times to be a parent,” says Julie McCaffrey, the Mirror’s woman with her ear pressed to the street and pulling a knife from a stabbed kebab.

“There are worries about whether your child is binge-drinking or having under-age sex and then there is even greater fear that they might end op the innocent victim of a violent knife crime.”

Given the choices on offer, most parents would opt for A) binge drinking over B) under-age sex over C) being stabbed, although if their children were the stabber rather then the stabee, the list may be C , A , B .

And C might not be around for long because stay-at-home Jacqui Smith is making it her “personal mission” to put an end to knife crime. Jacqui Smith is the new-Labour rag-and-bone man walking the streets asking parents to bring out their knives for blunting.

Before that Jacqui will get tough on knifers by unveiling a £1million advertising campaign to tell knifers that

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