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Scheme 'brings youths back into community'

The Tories have unveiled their plans for a voluntary national citizen service to help young people at risk of drifting into crime.

Under the proposal all 16 year-olds would be able to join a two-month summer residential scheme with outdoor activities and community work.

Reporter Sanchia Berg investigates whether the youth scheme appeals to inner city teenagers.

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