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Licensing laws 'serious mistake'

How has Britain changed in the 13 years since Labour came to power? Binge-drinking has become an increasing problem particularly on weekend nights in city centres.

In the first of a series of reports investigating how British society has changed in the past decade, John Humphrys speaks to Sir Ian Blair, former Metropolitan police commissioner, about the pressure police face in tackling alcohol-related crime.

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