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Prison and Parental Responsibilities

Mal Fletcher on BBC Radio
Added 10 January 2014
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A 58 year old British man has been convicted of selling drugs but given a suspended sentence because he is a stay-at-home father to his twenty-second child, by 11 women.

Should people in this situation be able to avoid custodial sentences on the pretext of raising a child? What is the implication of this case on wider community perceptions about justice and parental and personal responsibility?

Social commentator Mal Fletcher, chairman of 2020Plus, addresses this and other questions in this interview for BBC Radio. Mal is speaking with Mike Parr.




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