Offender on Community Payback scheme
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Community service sentences to be extended

The government has announced that, from next year, unemployed criminals could be forced to work much longer hours and spend one day looking for a full-time job.

At the moment some of those given community service sentences work just six hours a week.

Laura Yates has been to meet one offender on the community payback scheme.

  • 25 Aug 2011
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