Patel pledges £20m to 'roll up' County Lines

By Paul Marinko | 02 October 2019

The home secretary’s announcement of a £20m package to tackle County Lines drugs gangs has received a mixed reaction.

Speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester yesterday, Priti Patel said the £20m package to ‘roll up’ County Lines aimed to ‘stop them terrorising our towns and villages and exploiting our children’.

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