Source: (2011) London: Prison Reform Trust.

As the full social and economic cost of the recent riots in English cities is revealed, people will be looking to our courts to deliver justice in the weeks and months ahead and to nationally and locally elected politicians to agree on how best to prevent crime and disorder in future. The results of an ICM telephone poll of 1,000 members of the public across Great Britain, conducted one month after the disturbances, show overwhelming popular support for constructive ways in which offenders can make amends to victims for the harm thy have caused. (excerpt)

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