Sunderland Safeguarding Children Partnership

Youth violence and county lines

The House of Commons Library has published a briefing on youth violence and county lines drug dealing. The briefing looks at: the prevalence of county lines activity; the involvement of children; women and girls' involvement in county lines; and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on county lines offending. The government and police response to county lines are also discussed.

Read the news story: Serious youth violence
Read the report: Serious youth violence: county lines drug dealing and the government response (PDF)

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